Wednesday, September 04, 2002

Postscript on the Logic of Judicial Proof: Is Abduction the Next Big Thing?

Many people think abduction -- abductive inference -- is the next big thing. See, e.g., Charles Peirce, David Schum, John Josephson & Scott Brewer (somewhat, in any event). Do you agree?

Do we need more than just abduction to handle the dynamic properties of factual inference and proof in litigation? (Clarification: The eminent theorists listed above may well agree that we do.)
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