A probabilistic theory of coherence

Analysis 63 (3):194–199 (2003)

Branden Fitelson
Northeastern University
Let E be a set of n propositions E1, ..., En. We seek a probabilistic measure C(E) of the ‘degree of coherence’ of E. Intuitively, we want C to be a quantitative, probabilistic generalization of the (deductive) logical coherence of E. So, in particular, we require C to satisfy the following..
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Studies in Bayesian Confirmation Theory.Branden Fitelson - 2001 - Dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Is Coherence Truth Conducive?Tomoji Shogenji - 1999 - Analysis 59 (4):338–345.
Probability and the Art of Judgment.Richard Jeffrey - 1992 - Cambridge University Press.
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