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## Abductive reasoning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Abductive reasoning (also called abduction, [1] abductive inference [2] or retroduction [3]) is a form of logical inference which goes from an observation to a theory ...

## Deductive, Inductive and Abductive Reasoning - TIP Sheet ...

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TIP Sheet DEDUCTIVE, INDUCTIVE, AND ABDUCTIVE REASONING. Reasoning is the process of using existing knowledge to draw conclusions, make predictions, or construct ...

## Abduction (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

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Abduction or, as it is also often called, Inference to the Best Explanation is a type of inference that assigns special status to explanatory considerations.

## Abductive reasoning - New World Encyclopedia

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Aristotle discussed abductive reasoning (apagoge, Greek) in his Prior Analytics. Charles Peirce formulated abduction as a method of scientific research and introduced ...

## What Is Abductive Reasoning? (with pictures)

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Abductive reasoning is a type of reasoning in which a person forms and evaluates a hypothesis using only the best available...

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## Inductive reasoning - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Inductive reasoning (as opposed to deductive reasoning or abductive reasoning) is reasoning in which the premises are viewed as supplying strong evidence for the ...

## Abductive Reasoning - Making educated guesses in research

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Abductive Reasoning in Science. For most scientists, abductive reasoning is a natural and instinctive process, a series of educated guesses, building upon observed ...

## Jon Kolko » Abductive Thinking and Sensemaking: The ...

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Abductive Thinking and Sensemaking: ... Both Peirce and Johnson-Laird agree that abductive reasoning is related to insight and creative problem solving, ...

## Abductive Reasoning - University of Alabama Press

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This book examines three areas in which abductive reasoning is especially important: medicine, science, and law. The reader is introduced to abduction and shown how ...