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    The Logical Foundations of Statistical Inference.Henry Kyburg - 1974 - Reidel.
    At least one of these conceptions of probability underlies any theory of statistical inference (or, to use Neyman's phrase, 'inductive behavior'). ...
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    Probability and the Logic of Rational Belief.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1961 - Wesleyan University Press.
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    Subjective Probability : Criticisms, Reflections and Problems. [REVIEW]Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 2010 - In Antony Eagle (ed.), Journal of Philosophical Logic. Routledge. pp. 157 - 180.
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    Probability and the Logic of Rational Belief.Henry Ely Kyburg - 1961 - Middletown, Conn., Wesleyan University Press.
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  5. Uncertain Inference.Henry Ely Kyburg & Choh Man Teng - 2001
    Coping with uncertainty is a necessary part of ordinary life and is crucial to an understanding of how the mind works. For example, it is a vital element in developing artificial intelligence that will not be undermined by its own rigidities. There have been many approaches to the problem of uncertain inference, ranging from probability to inductive logic to nonmonotonic logic. Thisbook seeks to provide a clear exposition of these approaches within a unified framework. The principal market for the book (...)
     
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    Rational Belief.Henry E. Kyburg - 1983 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 6 (2):231.
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    Theory and Measurement.Henry E. Kyburg (ed.) - 1984 - Cambridge University Press.
    Measurement is fundamental to all the sciences, the behavioural and social as well as the physical and in the latter its results provide our paradigms of 'objective fact'. But the basis and justification of measurement is not well understood and is often simply taken for granted. Henry Kyburg Jr proposes here an original, carefully worked out theory of the foundations of measurement, to show how quantities can be defined, why certain mathematical structures are appropriate to them and what meaning attaches (...)
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    Conditionals and Consequences.Gregory Wheeler, Henry E. Kyburg & Choh Man Teng - 2007 - Journal of Applied Logic 5 (4):638-650.
    We examine the notion of conditionals and the role of conditionals in inductive logics and arguments. We identify three mistakes commonly made in the study of, or motivation for, non-classical logics. A nonmonotonic consequence relation based on evidential probability is formulated. With respect to this acceptance relation some rules of inference of System P are unsound, and we propose refinements that hold in our framework.
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  9. ``Conjunctivitis&Quot.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1970 - In Marshall Swain (ed.), Induction, Acceptance, and Rational Belief. Dordrecht: D. Reidel. pp. 55-82.
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    Acts and Conditional Probabilities.Henry E. Kyburg - 1980 - Theory and Decision 12 (2):149-171.
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    The Rule of Adjunction and Reasonable Inference.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1997 - Journal of Philosophy 94 (3):109-125.
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  12. Leeds' Infernal Machine.E. KyburgHenry - 1981 - Philosophy of Science 48 (1):92-94.
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    Randomness and the Right Reference Class.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74 (9):501-521.
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    Intuition, Competence, and Performance.Henry E. Kyburg - 1981 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 4 (3):341.
  15. Probability and Inductive Logic.Henry Ely Kyburg - 1970 - Macmillan.
     
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  16. Studies in Subjective Probability.Henry Ely Kyburg (ed.) - 1964 - Krieger.
  17. The Jones Case.William L. Harper & Henry E. Kyburg - 1968 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 19 (3):247-251.
  18. Conditionalization.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1980 - Journal of Philosophy 77 (2):98-114.
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    The Reference Class.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1983 - Philosophy of Science 50 (3):374-397.
    The system presented by the author in The Logical Foundations of Statistical Inference (Kyburg 1974) suffered from certain technical difficulties, and from a major practical difficulty; it was hard to be sure, in discussing examples and applications, when you had got hold of the right reference class. The present paper, concerned mainly with the characterization of randomness, resolves the technical difficulties and provides a well structured framework for the choice of a reference class. The definition of randomness that leads to (...)
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    Full Belief.Henry E. Kyburg - 1988 - Theory and Decision 25 (2):137.
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    Recent Work in Inductive Logic.Henry Kyburg - 1983 - In Kenneth G. Lucey & Tibor R. Machan (eds.), American Philosophical Quarterly. Rowman & Allanheld. pp. 87--150.
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    Don't Take Unnecessary Chances!Henry E. Kyburg - 2002 - Synthese 132 (1-2):9-26.
    The dominant argument for the introduction of propensities or chances as an interpretation of probability depends on the difficulty of accounting for single case probabilities. We argue that in almost all cases, the``single case'' application of probability can be accounted for otherwise. ``Propensities'' are needed only intheoretical contexts, and even there applications of probability need only depend on propensities indirectly.
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    Salmon's Paper.E. KyburgHenry - 1965 - Philosophy of Science 32 (2):147-151.
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    Quantities, Magnitudes, and Numbers.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1997 - Philosophy of Science 64 (3):377-410.
    Quantities are naturally viewed as functions, whose arguments may be construed as situations, events, objects, etc. We explore the question of the range of these functions: should it be construed as the real numbers (or some subset thereof)? This is Carnap's view. It has attractive features, specifically, what Carnap views as ontological economy. Or should the range of a quantity be a set of magnitudes? This may have been Helmholtz's view, and it, too, has attractive features. It reveals the close (...)
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  25. Chance.Henry E. Kyburg - 1976 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 5 (3):355-393.
  26. Bayesian and Non-Bayesian Evidential Updating.E. Kyburg, Henry - 1987 - Artificial Intelligence 31:271--294.
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    An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science.Henry E. Kyburg, Arthur Pap & Brand Blanshard - 1963 - Journal of Philosophy 60 (13):358.
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    Principle Investigation.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1981 - Journal of Philosophy 78 (12):772-778.
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    Aspects of Inductive Logic.Henry E. Kyburg, Patrick Suppes & Jaakko Hintikka - 1968 - Journal of Philosophy 65 (10):323.
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    Tyche and Athena.Henry E. Kyburg - 1979 - Synthese 40 (3):415 - 438.
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    Real Logic is Nonmonotonic.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 2001 - Minds and Machines 11 (4):577-595.
    Charles Morgan has argued that nonmonotonic logic is ``impossible''. We show here that those arguments are mistaken, and that Morgan's preferred alternative, the representation of nonmonotonic reasoning by ``presuppositions'' fails to provide a framework in which nonmonotonic reasoning can be constructively criticised. We argue that an inductive logic, based on probabilistic acceptance, offers more than Morgan's approach through presuppositions.
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    Review. [REVIEW]Henry E. Kyburg - 1988 - Synthese 76 (1):179-182.
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    Probability and Randomness.Henry E. Kyburg - 1963 - Theoria 29 (1):27-55.
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    Discussions: The Jones Case.William L. Harper & Henry E. Kyburg - 1968 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 19 (3):247-251.
  35. Philosophy of Science.Henry Ely Kyburg - 1968 - New York: Macmillan.
     
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    Reviewed Work: Prediction and Optimal Decision: Philosophical Issues of a Science of Values by C. West Churchman. [REVIEW]Henry E. Kyburg - 1962 - Journal of Philosophy 59 (20):549-554.
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    Worlds‐Antiworlds; Antimatter in Cosmology, Hannes Alfven.Mazhar Hasan & Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 2011 - World Futures 11 (sup1):1-10.
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  38. Nomic Probability and the Foundations of Induction.Henry E. Kyburg & John L. Pollock - 1993 - Philosophical Review 102 (1):115.
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    Bets and Beliefs.Henry E. Kyburg - 1968 - American Philosophical Quarterly 5 (1):54-63.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Henry E. Kyburg - 1971 - Synthese 22 (3-4):482-493.
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    The Justification of Induction.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 1956 - Journal of Philosophy 53 (12):394-400.
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    Decisions, Conclusions, and Utilities.Henry E. Kyburg - 1977 - Synthese 36 (1):87-96.
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    Getting Fancy with Probability.Henry E. Kyburg - 1992 - Synthese 90 (2):189-203.
    There are a number of reasons for being interested in uncertainty, and there are also a number of uncertainty formalisms. These formalisms are not unrelated. It is argued that they can all be reflected as special cases of the approach of taking probabilities to be determined by sets of probability functions defined on an algebra of statements. Thus, interval probabilities should be construed as maximum and minimum probabilities within a set of distributions, Glenn Shafer's belief functions should be construed as (...)
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  44. The Rule of Adjunction and Reasonable Inference.Henry E. Kyburg - 1997 - Journal of Philosophy 94 (3):109.
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    Epistemological Probability.Henry E. Kyburg - 1971 - Synthese 23 (2-3):309-326.
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    A Problem About Frequencies in Direct Inference.Stephen Leeds, John L. Pollock & Henry E. Kyburg - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 48 (1):137 - 140.
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    Thinking About Reasoning About Knowledge.Henry E. Kyburg - 1997 - Minds and Machines 7 (1):103-112.
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    Probabilistic Reasoning in Intelligent Systems: Networks of Plausible Inference by Judea Pearl. [REVIEW]Henry E. Kyburg - 1991 - Journal of Philosophy 88 (8):434-437.
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    Belief, Evidence, and Conditioning.Henry E. Kyburg Jr - 2006 - Philosophy of Science 73 (1):42-65.
    Since Ramsey, much discussion of the relation between probability and belief has taken for granted that there are degrees of belief, i.e., that there is a real-valued function, B, that characterizes the degree of belief that an agent has in each statement of his language. It is then supposed that B is a probability. It is then often supposed that as the agent accumulates evidence, this function should be updated by conditioning: BE(·) should be B(·E)/B(E). Probability is also important in (...)
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    Discussion Reviews.Henry E. Kyburg & David A. Nelson - 1994 - Minds and Machines 4 (1):81-101.
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