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  1. Howard Smokler (1991). A Bayesian Theory of Thought. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (3):505.
  2. Howard Smokler (1990). Assessing Inductive Logics Empirically. PSA: Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association 1990:525 - 535.
    I argue, in opposition, to the traditional approach that systematic psychological inquiry of a type frequently practiced by people like Edwards, Kahneman and Tversky, and Schum is relevant to the choice of the best inductive logic. In the paper, I present some provisional arguments against the traditional view and sketch some of the relevant evidence. This effort is made with the aim of aiding the development of a naturalistic epistemology.
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  3. Howard Smokler (1990). Are Theories of Rationality Empirically Testable? Synthese 82 (2):297 - 306.
    Since rationality is a normative ideal, it is difficult to see how a theory of rationality might be subjected to empirical evaluation. This paper explores various aspects of this problem in relation to the work of L. J. Cohen, Amos Tversky and Daviel Kahneman, Ellery Eells, Isaac Levi, and Henry Kyburg. Special consideration is given to its significance for testing systems of inductive logic.
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  4. Howard Smokler (1983). Institutional Rationality: The Complex Norms of Science. Synthese 57 (2):129 - 138.
    The claim is made that the norms for justified belief in science require a complex structure of practices and institutional arrangements, that these arrangements have a history which, at crucial junctures, are subject to severe stress, that such severe stress puts at issue the whole epistemic structure of science, and that at present science faces one of these periods, and its future is in doubt.
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  5. Howard Smokler (1979). Single-Case Propensities, Modality, and Confirmation. Synthese 40 (3):497 - 506.
  6. Howard Smokler (1979). The Collapse of Modal Distinctions in Probabilistic Contexts. Theoria 45 (1):1-7.
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  7. Howard Smokler (1977). Semantical Questions in Carnap's Inductive Logic. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (2):129-135.
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  8. Howard Smokler (1977). Three Grades of Probabilistic Involvement. Philosophical Studies 32 (2):129 - 142.
    Though it has become a commonplace that probabilistic contexts are intentional, the precise sense in which this is true has never, to my knowledge, been stated. By making use of a relatively non-controversial set of distinctions regarding the grades of modal involvement, I am able to state more exactly than has been done previously the grade of intensionality which probability statements have prima facie. The distinctions I employ are, with certain qualifications, those introduced by Quine in his wellknown paper, Three (...)
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  9. Howard Smokler, R. Harré & Risto Hilpinen (1971). Reviews. [REVIEW] Synthese 23 (2-3):327-346.
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  10. Howard Smokler (1968). Conflicting Concepts of Confirmation. Journal of Philosophy 65 (10):300-312.
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  11. Howard Smokler (1967). The Equivalence Condition. American Philosophical Quarterly 4 (4):300 - 307.
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  12. Béla Juhos & Howard Smokler (1966). Reviews. [REVIEW] Synthese 16 (1):107-122.
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  13. Howard Smokler (1966). Goodman's Paradox and the Problem of Rules of Acceptance. American Philosophical Quarterly 3 (1):71 - 76.
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  14. Howard Smokler (1966). Informational Content: A Problem of Definition. Journal of Philosophy 63 (8):201-211.
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  15. Howard Smokler (1966). W. K. Clifford's Conception of Geometry. Philosophical Quarterly 16 (64):244-257.
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  16. Howard Smokler (1965). Consistency and Rationality: A Comment. Journal of Philosophy 62 (3):77-80.
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