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Unformatted text preview: appeal to ignorance-P is not proven false, therefore P is true Inference: non-deductive support-induction: inference from samples to generalizations-abduction: inference to best explanation Examples:-Induction: everybody who had the chicken so far got sick so probably the next person we check who had the chicken will have gotten sick too-Abduction: everybody who had the chicken so far got sick so probably something about the chicken caused the sickness...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course IHSS IHSS 1051 taught by Professor Vanorman during the Spring '08 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Spring '08