Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Best explanation: preference for one hypothesis over others. The choice can be done within a theory or result in the transition to another theory. See also explanation.
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Hacking, Ian
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Best Explanation I 96
Best Explanation / Hacking: 1st Simplicity - 2nd argument of the cosmic coincidence - 3 success (HackingVs) - HackingVsExplanations - they do not belong to the existence of the universe - I 98 not actually part of the explanation. - ((s) It is not a good explanation if the possibility of the existence of the objects arises within the explanation itself.)

Hack I
I. Hacking
Einf├╝hrung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-30