For the Sake of the Argument: Ramsey Test Conditionals, Inductive Inference and Nonmonotonic Reasoning

For the Sake of the Argument: Ramsey Test Conditionals, Inductive Inference and Nonmonotonic Reasoning

by Isaac Levi
     
 

This book offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation, explanation, prediction and hypothesis testing.See more details below

Overview

This book offers an account of suppositional reasoning relevant to practical deliberation, explanation, prediction and hypothesis testing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521497138
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Unextended Ramsey tests; 3. Modality without modal ontology; 4. Aspects of conditional logic; 5. Nonmonotonicity in belief change and suppositional reasoning; 6. Inductive expansion; 7. Defaults; 8. Matters of degree; 9. Normality and expectation; 10. Agents and automata; Notes; Bibliography; Name index; Subject index.

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