Philosophical Studies 168 (3):619-628 (2014)

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Jon Perez Laraudogoitia
University of the Basque Country
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This paper proves that certain supertasks constitute counterexamples to countable additivity even in the frame of an objective (not subjective, à la de Finetti) conception of probability. The argument requires taking conditional probability as a primitive notion
Keywords Supertasks  Probability  Countable additivity
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-013-0146-2
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