|Chandler, Jake (2013): Contrastive Confirmation: Some Competing Accounts. In: Synthese, Vol. 190, No. 1: pp. 129-138|
I outline four competing probabilistic accounts of contrastive evidential support and consider various considerations that might help arbitrate between these. The upshot of the discussion is that the so-called ‘Law of Likelihood’ is to be preferred to any of the alternatives considered.
|Keywords:||Law of Likelihood; Contrastive confirmation; Bayesianism; Probability|
|Faculties:||Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Science > Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP)|
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science and Religious Science > Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy (MCMP) > Philosophy of Science
|Subjects:||100 Philosophy and Psychology > 100 Philosophy|
|Deposited On:||11. Aug 2014 11:16|
|Last Modified:||29. Apr 2016 09:18|