Mapping Inferential Domains

54 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2008  

Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Abstract

This paper is an extended defense of pluralism in formal theorizing about factual inference. To that end the paper examines (i) the role of subjective partitioning and shaping of evidence (ii) the character of inferences about human meaning.

Keywords: evidence, inference, induction, proof, Bayesianism, Baconianism, epistemology, probability

Suggested Citation

Tillers, Peter, Mapping Inferential Domains. Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3-4, 1986. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1134952

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