Bayesianism II: Applications and Criticisms

Philosophy Compass 6 (5):321-332 (2011)
In the first paper, I discussed the basic claims of Bayesianism (that degrees of belief are important, that they obey the axioms of probability theory, and that they are rationally updated by either standard or Jeffrey conditionalization) and the arguments that are often used to support them. In this paper, I will discuss some applications these ideas have had in confirmation theory, epistemol- ogy, and statistics, and criticisms of these applications.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1747-9991.2011.00398.x
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