Degrees of Belief as Basis for Scientific Reasoning?

Huber, Franz (2003) Degrees of Belief as Basis for Scientific Reasoning? In: Pre-Proceedings of the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium. Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, pp. 143-146.

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Bayesianism is the claim that scientific reasoning is
probabilistic, and that probabilities are adequately interpreted
as an agent"s actual subjective degrees of belief
measured by her betting behaviour.
Confirmation is one important aspect of scientific reasoning.
The thesis of this paper is the following: Given that
scientific reasoning (and thus confirmation) is at all
probabilistic, the subjective interpretation of probability has
to be given up in order to get right confirmation, and thus
scientific reasoning in general.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Degrees of Belief; Bayesian Conformation Theory
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Epistemologie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Naturphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2003
Depositing User: Wolfgang Heuer
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 14:46
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2020 14:46

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