Probability and the Art of Judgment

Probability and the Art of Judgment

by Richard Jeffrey
     
 

Spanning a period of 35 years, this collection of essays includes some of the classic works of one of the most distinguished and influential philosophers working in the field of decision theory and the theory of knowledge. See more details below

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Spanning a period of 35 years, this collection of essays includes some of the classic works of one of the most distinguished and influential philosophers working in the field of decision theory and the theory of knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521394598
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/11/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction and Decision Theory Series
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
1Introduction: Radical probabilism (1991)1
2Valuation and acceptance of scientific hypotheses (1956)14
3Probable knowledge (1968)30
4Probability and the art of judgment (1985)44
5Bayesianism with a human face (1983)77
6Alias Smith and Jones: The testimony of the senses (1987)108
7Conditioning, kinematics, and exchangeability (1988)117
8Preference among preferences (1974)154
9On interpersonal utility theory (1971)170
10Remarks on interpersonal utility theory (1974)182
11Mises redux (1977)192
12Statistical explanation vs. statistical inference (1969)203
13New foundations for Bayesian decision theory (1965)213
14Frameworks for preference (1974)226
15Axiomatizing the logic of decision (1978)232
16A note on the kinematics of preference (1977)238

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