Against the Ramsey test

Analysis 64 (4):294-299 (2004)

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Adam Morton
University of British Columbia
Abstract
I argue against the Ramsey test connecting indicative conditionals with conditional probability, by means of examples in which conditional probability is high but the conditional is intuitively implausible. At the end of the paper, I connect these issues to patterns of belief revision.
Keywords Ramsey test  conditionals  indicative conditionals  probability of conditionals  belief-revision
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DOI 10.1093/analys/64.4.294
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