The Abductive Structure of Scientific Creativity: An Essay on the Ecology of Cognition by Lorenzo Magnani

Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 56 (3):456-465 (2021)
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Abstract

Historians of philosophy will spill huge amounts of ink scrutinizing the reason why abduction was highlighted so much in the first two decades of the 21st century. Not to mention the numerous scholarly articles on abduction published in logic, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, semiotics, and philosophy of science, several monographs on abduction appeared during this period: Magnani, Walton, Gabbay and Woods, Aliseda, to name a few. It looks as if they were responding to Hintikka’s influential paper “What Is Abduction? The Fundamental Problem of Contemporary Epistemology” published in this journal at the end of the last century.In order to appreciate...

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