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Inference to the best explanation (IBE) is an alternative method to evaluating the explanatory worth of theories. Psychologists traditionally have evaluated theories employing the Hypothetico-deductive model but as Jansen (2004) points out in other areas of science practioners as eminent as Darwin and Einstein have employed IBE to supplement their arguments.
- ↑ Jensen, M. (2003) COI stories. Explanation and evidence in the history of science. Perspecives on Science, 10, 457-522.