Probability Theory

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Abstract

This chapter covers the epistemic or information-based interpretations of probability: logical, subjective, objective Bayesian, and group level. It explains how these differ from aleatory or world-based interpretations of probability, presents each in detail, and then discusses its strengths and weaknesses.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIntroduction to Formal Philosophy
EditorsSven Ove HANSSON, Vincent F. HENDRICKS
PublisherSpringer
Chapter21
Pages417-430
ISBN (Electronic)9783319774343
ISBN (Print)9783319774336
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018

Publication series

NameIntroduction to Formal Philosophy
ISSN (Print)2569-8737
ISSN (Electronic)2569-8753

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ROWBOTTOM, D. P. (2018). Probability Theory. In S. O. HANSSON, & V. F. HENDRICKS (Eds.), Introduction to Formal Philosophy (pp. 417-430). (Introduction to Formal Philosophy). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77434-3_21