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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 656–660.
Published: 01 October 2020
... epistemology beside definitions of knowledge: evolutionary epistemology, neuroscience, virtue theory, Bayesian epistemology, reliablist epistemology, or so-called “traditional” epistemology, not to mention more focused areas of epistemological concern such as the social epistemology, the epistemology...
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The Philosophical Review (2024) 133 (1): 1–32.
Published: 01 January 2024
... allows us to capture that awareness growth consists in the increase of one’s capacity of discernment. chloe.decanson@gmail.com © 2024 by Cornell University 2024 Awareness growth problem of new theories catchall propositions decision theory Bayesian epistemology Subjects often...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 143–148.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that it is Friday, but in a few hours I won't be, because it will be false in the new context.) However, while this new framework is important, and makes this book essential reading for people interested in the epistemology of these situations (whether Bayesian or not), the first seven chapters make...
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The Philosophical Review (2009) 118 (1): 59–85.
Published: 01 January 2009
... Arguments?” Philosophy of Science 60 : 320 -28. Talbott, William. 1991 . “Two Principles of Bayesian Epistemology.” Philosophical Studies 62 : 135 -50. Teller, Paul. 1973 . “Conditionalization and Observation.” Synthese 26 : 218 -58. Van Fraassen, Bas. 1984 . “Belief...
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The Philosophical Review (2000) 109 (3): 349–371.
Published: 01 July 2000
... to be a presupposition of this discussion that minimizing change is something we want a belief-updating rule to do. A more recent, and more controversial, proposal in Bayesian epistemology would require my present beliefs to cohere in a cer- tain way with beliefs I expect to have in the future. The principle...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 131–171.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of the first kind by applying the stability theory of belief in the context of Bayesian formal epistemology. By the secular acceleration of the moon , one refers to the phenomenon that the movement of the moon around the earth appears to accelerate slowly. Astronomers had been aware of this for a long...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 555–606.
Published: 01 October 2008
.... Kadane. 2004 . “Stopping to Reflect.” Journal of Philosophy 101 : 315 -22. Talbott, W. J. 1991 . “Two Principles of Bayesian Epistemology.” Philosophical Studies 62 : 135 -50. Titelbaum, M. G. 2008 . “ Quitting Certainties: A Doxastic Modeling Framework .” PhD diss., University...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (1): 55–93.
Published: 01 January 2012
... by the agent and that the relevance of this entailment is fully appreciated. In doing so, I’ve com- pletely sidestepped a well-known objection to Bayesian approaches to epistemology, namely, the so-called Problem of Logical Omniscience (see, for example, Earman 1992 and Howson and Urbach 1993 for dis...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (4): 509–587.
Published: 01 October 2016
... with Context .” PhD diss., Massachusetts Institute of Technology . Titelbaum M. 2015 . Fundamentals of Bayesian Epistemology . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Venn J. 1866 . The Logic of Chance . London : Macmillan . Walley P. 1996 . “ Inferences from Multinomial...
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The Philosophical Review (2022) 131 (3): 394–398.
Published: 01 July 2022
.... Staffel Julia , Unsettled Thoughts: A Theory of Degrees of Rationality . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2019 . 240 pp. © 2022 by Cornell University 2022 One of the major epistemological developments in recent decades is the ascent of Bayesianism. Despite its popularity, Bayesianism...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2021
..., arguing that seemings cannot do the epistemological work they were coined to do. We first discuss a simple take on which, upon coming to be in the state of its seeming to one that p , the epistemic import of that seeming can be modeled by classic Bayesian Conditionalization on the proposition...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 January 2020
... characterize the same credal state in the same context. In epistemology, Moss's high-level thesis is that all degrees of Bayesian credence can constitute knowledge. Offered in support of her claim are the contention that states of credence are factive (given a minimalist construal of what “factive...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... : Oxford University Press . French S. 1985 . “ Group Consensus Probability Distributions: A Critical Survey .” In Bayesian Statistics 2 , ed. Bernardo J. M. , 183 – 97 . Amsterdam : North-Holland . Fumerton Richard . 2006 . Epistemology . Oxford : Blackwell...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (2): 149–177.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Darren Bradley This article defends the Doomsday Argument, the Halfer Position in Sleeping Beauty, the Fine-Tuning Argument, and the applicability of Bayesian confirmation theory to the Everett interpretation of quantum mechanics. It will argue that all four problems have the same structure...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 191–226.
Published: 01 April 2021
... . Shogenji, Tomoji. 2007. “A Conundrum in Bayesian Epistemology of Disagreement.” fitelson.org /few/few_07/shogenji.pdf . Strevens, Michael. 2003. “The Role of the Priority Rule in Science.” Journal of Philosophy 100, no. 2: 55–79 . Turnbull, Margaret Greta. Forthcoming. “Religious Disagreement...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (1): 41–71.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., constraining only the patterns of attitudes and perhaps their logical form. For a concrete example of this, consider (minimal) Bayesianism. At the first stage of M, we take interpretations to map stages of a person to assignments of degrees of belief to each proposition (probability) and degrees...
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The Philosophical Review (2023) 132 (3): 355–458.
Published: 01 July 2023
... suggest that polarization is predictable when evidence is ambiguous , that is, when the rational response is not obvious. I show how Bayesians should model such ambiguity and then prove that—assuming rational updates are those which obey the value of evidence—ambiguity is necessary and sufficient...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
... . “ A Principled Approach to Defining Actual Causation .” Synthese 195 : 835 – 62 . Bovens Luc , and Hartmann Stephan 2003 . Bayesian Epistemology . New York : Oxford University Press . Braham Matthew , and van Hees Martin 2009 . “ Degrees of Causation .” Erkenntnis...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 411–447.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of Philosophy 100 : 356 –70. Arntzenius, Frank, Adam Elga, and John Hawthorne. 2004 . “Bayesianism, Infinite Decisions, and Binding.” Mind 113 : 251 –83. Bartha, Paul. 2004 . “Countable Additivity and the de Finetti Lottery.” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 55 : 301 –21...
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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 395–404.
Published: 01 July 2003
.... 1981a . Rational Acceptance. Philosophical Studies 40 : 129 -45. ____. 1981b . A Bayesian Theory of Rational Acceptance. Journal of Philosophy 78 : 305 -30. ____. 1996 . Decision Theory as Philosophy . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Klein, Peter. 1985 . The Virtues...