Logical Foundations of Social Science Research (2014) by Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama

Abstract

In this chapter, I want to review the four inferential logics (1) induction, (2) deduction, (3) abduction, and (4) retroduction which we use to develop the conjectures or hypotheses when doing theory development.

Citation Ojelanki K. Ngwenyama (2014). Logical Foundations of Social Science Research. Springer Science & Business Media. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-9463-8 URL

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@incollection{ngwenyama2014logical,
author = {Ngwenyama, Ojelanki K.},
doi = {10.1007/978-1-4614-9463-8},
isbn = {978-1-4614-9462-1},
number = {1},
publisher = {Springer Science & Business Media},
title = {{Logical Foundations of Social Science Research}},
url = {http://link.springer.com/10.1007/978-1-4614-9463-8},
volume = {34},
year = {2014}
}

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