Philosophy of Probability

Philosophy of Probability provides a comprehensive introduction to theoretical issues that occupy a central position in disciplines ranging from philosophy of mind and epistemology to cognitive science, decision theory and artificial intelligence. Some contributions shed new light on the standard co...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Dubucs, J.P. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1993, 1993
Edition:1st ed. 1993
Series:Philosophical Studies Series
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Content
  • 1: Personalistic Bayesianism
  • 2: On Higher Order Beliefs
  • 3: On the Logic of Relevance
  • 4: Diverging Distributions
  • 5: Inductive Logic Revisited
  • 6: Probability and Utility
  • 7: What Has Probability to Do with Strength of Belief
  • 8: Randomness, Unpredictability and Absence of Order: The Identification by the Theory of Recursivity of the Mathematical Notion of Random Sequence
  • 9: A Glance at Non-Standard Models and Logics of Uncertainty and Vagueness
  • 10: Causal Laws are Objectifications of Inductive Schemes
  • 11: Probabilistic Inference in Artificial Intelligence: The Method of Bayesian Networks