New Work on Induction and Abduction

September 29, 2021 - September 30, 2021
DCLPS, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Universitätsstr. 1
Düsseldorf 40225


  • DFG
  • Inductive Metaphysics


Iowa State University
Universität Bonn
University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
University of Helsinki
University of Pittsburgh
University of Athens
University of Münster
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
The American College of Greece: Deree
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
University of Toronto at Scarborough
University of Toronto at Scarborough


University of Münster
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

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This workshop aims at bringing together scholars from the field of inductive and abductive reasoning. It will focus on discussing the following four recent monographs: Igor Douven's "The theory and Practice of Abduction" (forthcoming), Ilkka Niiniluotto's "Truth-Seeking by Abduction" (2018), John Norton's "The Material Theory of Induction" (2021), and Gerhard Schurz' "Hume's Problem Solved" (2019). Each of these monographs will be discussed in form of a comprehensive comment as well as replies and reflections by the authors. The workshop will also host specialist talks from leading scholars in this field of research.

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September 20, 2021, 9:00am CET

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