The transmission of support: A bayesian re-analysis

Synthese 176 (3):333 - 343 (2010)
Abstract
Crispin Wright’s discussion of the notion of ‘transmission-failure’ promises to have important philosophical ramifications, both in epistemology and beyond. This paper offers a precise, formal characterisation of the concept within a Bayesian framework. The interpretation given avoids the serious shortcomings of a recent alternative proposal due to Samir Okasha.
Keywords Transmission-failure  Crispin Wright  Bayesianism  Samir Okasha
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Patrick Maher (1993). Betting on Theories. Cambridge University Press.
Crispin Wright (1986). Facts and Certainty. Proceedings of the British Academy 71:429-472.

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William Roche (2012). A Weaker Condition for Transitivity in Probabilistic Support. European Journal for Philosophy of Science 2 (1):111-118.

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