Contrastive confirmation: some competing accounts

Synthese 190 (1):129-138 (2013)
I outline four competing probabilistic accounts of contrastive evidential support and consider various considerations that might help arbitrate between these. The upshot of the discussion is that the so-called 'Law of Likelihood' is to be preferred to any of the alternatives considered
Keywords Law of Likelihood  Contrastive confirmation  Bayesianism  Probability
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-010-9845-9
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Branden Fitelson (2001). Studies in Bayesian Confirmation Theory. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison

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