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notion of event in probabilistic epistemology

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Published
**1996**
by Dipartimento di matematica applicata "Bruno de Finetti" in Trieste
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- Probabilities -- Congresses.,
- Knowledge, Theory of -- Congresses.,
- Events (Philosophy) -- Congresses.

**Edition Notes**

Includes bibliographical references.

Series | Pubblicazione / Dipartimento di matematica applicata alle scienze economiche, statistiche e attuariali "Bruno de Finetti" ;, n. 4, Pubblicazione (Università degli studi di Trieste. Dipartimento di matematica applicata alle scienze economiche, statistiche e attuariali" Bruno De Finetti") ;, n. 4. |

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LC Classifications | QA273.A1 N67 1996 |

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Pagination | vi, 212 p. : |

Number of Pages | 212 |

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Open Library | OL422864M |

LC Control Number | 98127985 |

We start by presenting the main concepts of "standard DEL" (as covered e.g. in the book ``Dynamic Epistemic Logic" and in several ESSLLI courses with the same name): multi-agent epistemic Kripke models, public announcements, epistemic event models, product . The topics discussed in this dissertation are all related to the philosophy of proba-bility: we discuss the foundations of probability theory|a special topic in the philos-ophy of mathematics|and the epistemology of probabilistic information. Whereas epistemology traditionally deals .

All the properties of the probabilistic system used by Bayesian Networks, Influence Diagrams, MEBN, and PR-OWL can be derived from those axioms. Among those, two transformations are crucial for the notion of probabilistic inference: the Law of Total Probability and the Bayes Rule. The Law of Total Probability and the Bayes Rule. Jan 13, · Ontology and epistemology are both important elements of the philosophy of knowledge. If they often overlap, they have clear distinction: epistemology is about the way we know things when ontology is about what things are. Epistemology is a field.

Casati and Varzi note that the notion of event plays a central role across many disciplines, including but not limited to philosophy, psychology, history, linguistics, and physics. They examine whether there’s a core notion of event that all these disciplines share, as well as the question of whether there’s a commonsense notion of event. Hacking gives a conceptual history of the notion of evidence and how it eventually became intertwined with the mathematical theory of probability. Franklin is a very extensive historical survey of the notion of evidence, especially as it relates to a probabilistic account. Achinstein, Peter. The Book of Evidence. New York: Oxford.

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This essay is structured as follows. Probability is a numerical description of how likely an event is to occur or how likely it is that a proposition is true.

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Part two identifies Hume's.Branden Fitelson is Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Northeastern University and visiting Professor at both the Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy at LMU-Munich (MCMP @ LMU) and the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation at the University of Amsterdam (ILLC @ UvA).

Before teaching at Northeastern, LMU, and UvA, Branden held teaching positions at Rutgers, UC-Berkeley.