Evidential reasoning

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Evidential reason or evidential reasoning may refer to:

  • Probabilistic logic, a combination of the capacity of probability theory to handle uncertainty with the capacity of deductive logic to exploit structure
  • "Evidential reason", a type of reason (argument) in contrast to an "explanatory reason"
  • Evidential reasoning approach, in decision theory, an approach for multiple criteria decision analysis (MCDA) under uncertainty