Abduction at the interface of Logic and Philosophy of Science

Johan Van Benthem

Abstract


Despite their growing separation over the years, logic and philosophy of science should still be allies pursuing an agenda of rational agency ranging from specific mechanisms like abduction to the broader study of reasoning, belief revision, learning, and intelligent interaction.

Keywords


logic, philosophy of science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science, abduction, dynamics, interaction

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1387/theoria.447