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Bayesian epistemology

Author: Luc Bovens; Stephan Hartmann
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Probabilistic models have much to offer to philosophy. We continually receive information from many sources - our senses, witnesses, scientific instruments - and assess whether to believe it. The authors provide a systematic Bayesian account of these features of reasoning.
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Named Person: Thomas Bayes; Thomas Bayes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luc Bovens; Stephan Hartmann
ISBN: 0199269750 9780199269754 0199270406 9780199270408
OCLC Number: 53393352
Description: ix, 159 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Information --
Coherence --
Reliability --
Confirmation --
Testimony.
Responsibility: Luc Bovens and Stephan Hartmann.
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Measurement of the coherence of information is a controversial matter: arguably, the more coherent a set of information is, the more confident we may be that it's content is true, other things being  Read more...

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