Confirmation of Scientific Hypotheses as Relations

@article{Doan2005ConfirmationOS,
  title={Confirmation of Scientific Hypotheses as Relations},
  author={Aysel Doğan},
  journal={Journal for General Philosophy of Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={243-259}
}
  • Aysel Doğan
  • Published 2005
  • Mathematics
  • Journal for General Philosophy of Science
SummaryIn spite of several attempts to explicate the relationship between a scientific hypothesis and evidence, the issue still cries for a satisfactory solution. Logical approaches to confirmation, such as the hypothetico-deductive method and the positive instance account of confirmation, are problematic because of their neglect of the semantic dimension of hypothesis confirmation. Probabilistic accounts of confirmation are no better than logical approaches in this regard. An outstanding… Expand
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