Encyclopedia Article | Posted 18/12/2019
Niiniluoto, Ilkka: "Peirce on Statistical Explanation"
Carl G. Hempel’s classical papers in 1942 and 1948 formulated in precise terms the deductive-nomological (D-N) model of scientific explanation. After brief hints in these articles, Hempel started...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 22/08/2017
Quote from "Probable Inference"
Any inference which does not regard its own conclusion as being necessarily true (though the facts be as the premisses assert).
In such an inference the facts...