Quitting Certainties: A Bayesian Framework Modeling Degrees of Belief

Oxford University Press (2012)

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Michael Titelbaum
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Abstract
Michael G. Titelbaum presents a new Bayesian framework for modeling rational degrees of belief—the first of its kind to represent rational requirements on agents who undergo certainty loss.
Keywords Belief and doubt Mathematical models  Bayesian statistical decision theory
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ISBN(s) 9780199658305   0199658307   9780199687602
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This chapter introduces Subjective Bayesianism and describes its recent rise to prominence in many areas of philosophy, especially epistemology. The chapter then discusses how Bayesianism’s traditional updating norm for degrees of belief—updating by Conditionalization—fails for application... see more

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