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Abstract argumentation and explanation applied to scientific debates
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We show that an explanatory argumentation framework (EAF) obtained in this way is a useful tool for the modeling of scientific debates. Expand
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Examining Network Effects in an Argumentative Agent-Based Model of Scientific Inquiry
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We present an agent-based model (ABM) of scientific inquiry aimed at investigating how different social networks impact the efficiency of scientists in acquiring knowledge. Expand
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Epistemic justification in the context of pursuit: a coherentist approach
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In this paper we present a coherentist account of epistemic justification suitable for the evaluation of the epistemic pursuit worthiness of scientific theories. Expand
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Kuhn and coherentist epistemology
Abstract The paper challenges a recent attempt by Jouni-Matti Kuukkanen to show that since Thomas Kuhn’s philosophical standpoint can be incorporated into coherentist epistemology, it does notExpand
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Heuristic Reevaluation of the Bacterial Hypothesis of Peptic Ulcer Disease in the 1950s
AbstractThroughout the first half of the twentieth century the research on peptic ulcer disease (PUD) focused on two rivaling hypothesis: the “acidity” and the “bacterial” one. According to theExpand
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The rationality of scientific reasoning in the context of pursuit: Drawing appropriate distinctions
The aim of this paper is to disambiguate between different notions of pursuit worthiness regarding scientific inquiries. To this end we propose a unifying pattern of pursuit worthiness: “It isExpand
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Towards the Proof-theoretic Unification of Dung's Argumentation Framework: an Adaptive Logic Approach
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A unifying adaptive logic framework for abstract argumentation and various adaptive logics based on it. Expand
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Robustness and Idealizations in Agent-Based Models of Scientific Interaction
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The article presents an agent-based model (ABM) of scientific interaction aimed at examining how different degrees of connectedness of scientists impact their efficiency in knowledge acquisition. Expand
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What Is the Epistemic Function of Highly Idealized Agent-Based Models of Scientific Inquiry?
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We examine the epistemic value of highly idealized agent-based models (ABMs) of social aspects of scientific inquiry. Expand
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Rationality and irrationality in the history of continental drift: Was the hypothesis of continental drift worthy of pursuit?
Abstract The revolution in geology, initiated with Alfred Wegener’s theory of continental drift, has been the subject of many philosophical discussions aiming at resolving the problem of rationalityExpand
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