## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Bayesianism: perceives probability as the degree of a belief. See also subjective probability, objective probability, chance, likelihood. | |||

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Fraassen, Bas Books on Amazon |
Bayesianism | I 22 Bayes / Bayesian / Fraassen: typical: start from a "start pbrlty : a) P (H)> P (H ) - H has higher prblty as H - tradition only goes from b): b) P (EIH)> P (EI H ) - H delivers higher pbrlty for e as H - this assumes that certain pbrlty be delivered - that s not where H is a mere negation of H! - Then no particular pbrlty of H - Solution / Bayes: everyone has a subjective pbrlty (belief degrees) |
Fr I B. van Fraassen The Scientific Image Oxford 1980 |

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