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Publication - Professor Alexander Bird

    Evidence and Inference


    Bird, A, 2018, ‘Evidence and Inference’. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, vol 96., pp. 299-317


    I articulate a functional characterisation of the concept of evidence, according to which evidence is that which allows us to make inferences that extend our knowledge. This entails Williamson's equation of knowledge with evidence.

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