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Chandler, Jake (2013): Contrastive Confirmation: Some Competing Accounts. In: Synthese, Vol. 190, No. 1: pp. 129-138

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I outline four competing probabilistic accounts of contrastive evidential support and consider various considerations that might help arbitrate between these. The upshot of the discussion is that the so-called ‘Law of Likelihood’ is to be preferred to any of the alternatives considered.

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