Best Arguments For Historical Analysis

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The author’s central argument is that all historical inferences cannot solely be the result of arguments of best explanation due to their inherent nature to only be beneficial when there is an insufficiency of historical evidence. It is argued that while arguments of best explanation can be used for historical analysis, by use of their seven concepts which can determine how relatively logically strong an argument is, arguments of best explanation on their own cannot authenticate themselves without use of further evidence, due to their inability to utilize positive evidence. Without the use positive evidence in these types of arguments, they cannot be confirmed to be true, but rather represent the strongest of unprovable hypotheses. This leads
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