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The theory of explanatory coherence (TEC)is an approach to theory evaluation developed by Paul Thagard and informed by his studies of cognitive coherence.

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  • Haig, B. (2009). Evaluating explanatory theories (2009) Psychologist,22, 11, 948-950
  • Thaghard, P (1978). The best explanation. Criteria for theory choice. Journal of philosophy, 75, 76-92
  • Thaghard, P (1992). Conceptual revolutions. NJ. Princeton University Press.

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