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Character Evidence: An Abductive Theory
     

Character Evidence: An Abductive Theory

by Douglas Walton
 

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This book examines the nature of evidence for character judgments, using a model of abductive reasoning called Inference To The Best Explanation. The book expands this notion based on recent work with models of reasoning using argumentation theory and artificial intelligence. The aim is not just to show how character judgments are made, but how they should be

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This book examines the nature of evidence for character judgments, using a model of abductive reasoning called Inference To The Best Explanation. The book expands this notion based on recent work with models of reasoning using argumentation theory and artificial intelligence. The aim is not just to show how character judgments are made, but how they should be properly be made based on sound reasoning, avoiding common errors and superficial judgments.

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ISBN-13:
9781402049422
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
11/28/2006
Series:
Argumentation Library Series , #11
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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