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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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Wright, Crispin
 
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Best Explanation I 146
Best Opinion/Wright: optimal judgment - conceptual basis of truth - then b.o. is necessarily true - then projectivism: committed to basic equation: "Square" only when noted under standard conditions by standard observers - detectivism: b.o. only reflects: Then it should be possible that certain b.o. are not causally properly come about - then basic equations are only contingently true.

Wri I
Cr. Wright
Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28