Synthese https://doi.org/10.1007/s11229-018-1824-6 1,2 2,3 Daniele Chifﬁ · Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen Received: 12 February 2018 / Accepted: 18 May 2018 © Springer Science+Business Media B.V., part of Springer Nature 2018 Abstract This paper presents an enrichment of the Gabbay–Woods schema of Peirce’s 1903 logical form of abduction with illocutionary acts, drawing from logic for prag- matics and its resources to model justiﬁed assertions. It analyses the enriched schema and puts it into the perspective of Peirce’s logic and philosophy. Keywords Abduction · Peirce · Gabbay–Woods schema · Logic for pragmatics · Illocutionary acts 1 Introduction Peirce once remarked to Royce that “the art of making explanatory hypotheses is the supreme branch of logic” (Charles Peirce to Josiah Royce, 30 June 1913). This statement conceals an important and hitherto understudied fact. In abduction—a con- genial part of logic in the wider sense—this scientiﬁc art concerns not only being able to conclude certain conjectures, but also being able to make them. That is, the art B Daniele Chifﬁ chifﬁdaniele@gmail.com Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen firstname.lastname@example.org Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humana, IFILNOVA Institute of Philosophy, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Av. de Berna, 26-C, 1069-061 Lisbon, Portugal Ragnar Nurkse Department of Innovation and Governance, Tallinn University of
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