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Bayesianism  

James M. Joyce

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Feb 2004
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Sep 2009
This article is concerned with Bayesian epistemology. Bayesianism claims to provide a unified theory of epistemic and practical rationality based on the principle of mathematical ... More

Decision Theory and Epistemology  

Mark Kaplan

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2009
This article finds it characteristic of orthodox Bayesians to hold that for each person and each hypothesis it comprehends, there is a precise degree of confidence that person has in the ... More

Naturalism Reconsidered  

Alan Weir

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on naturalism. It makes one terminological distinction: between methodological naturalism and ontological naturalism. The methodological naturalist assumes there is a ... More

Quine and the Web of Belief  

Michael D. Resnik

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
This article focuses on Quine's positive views and their bearing on the philosophy of mathematics. It begins with his views concerning the relationship between scientific theories and ... More

Rationality and Game Theory  

Cristina Bicchieri

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Feb 2004
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Sep 2009
This article on rationality and game theory deals with the modeling of interaction between decision makers. Game theory aims to understand situations in which decision makers interact. ... More

Three Forms of Naturalism  

Penelope Maddy

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Jun 2007
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Sep 2009
This article plans to sketch the outlines of the Quinean point of departure, then to describe how Burgess and this article differ from this, and from each other, especially on logic and ... More

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