TITLE

A Consistent Restriction of the Principle of Indifference

AUTHOR(S)
Castell, Paul
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
British Journal for the Philosophy of Science;Sep98, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p387
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at issues pertaining to the Principles of Indifference (PoI), with emphasis on factors which should be considered when making probabilistic judgements. Information on the subjective theory of probability; Details on the context of PoI; Reference to claims made by Frank Ramsey regarding the poi theory.
ACCESSION #
1222515

 

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