Bayesian Argumentation: The practical side of probability

Bayesian Argumentation: The practical side of probability

by Frank Zenker (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9789400793293
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Series: Synthese Library , #362
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Frank Zenker.​- Part 1.- The Bayesian Approach to Argumentation.- Chapter 1. Testimony and Argument: A Bayesian Perspective: Ulrike Hahn, Mike Oaksford and Adam J.L. Harris.- Chapter 2.Why are we convincedby the Ad HominemArgument?: Source Reliability orPragma-Dialectics: Mike Oaksford and Ulrike Hahn.-Part2. The Legal Domain.-Chapter 3.Asurvey of uncertaintiesand their consequencesinProbabilisticLegal Argumentation: Matthias Grabmair and Kevin D. Ashley.- Chapter 4.What went wrong in the case ofSally Clark? Acase-studyof the use ofStatistical Evidence inCourt: Amid Pundik.- Part3. Modeling Rational Agents.- Chapter5.A Bayesian Simulation ModelofGroup Deliberation: Erik J. Olsson.- Chapter 6.Degrees of Justification, Bayes' Rule, and Rationality: Gregor Betz.- Chapter 7.Argumentationwith(Bounded) Rational Agents: Robert van Rooij and Kris de Jaeghery.- Part 4. Theoretical Issues.- Chapter 8. Reductio, Coherence, and the Myth of Epistemic Circularity: Tomoji Shogenji.- Chapter 9. On Argument Strength: Niki Pfeifer.- Chapter 10.- Upping the Stakes and the Preface Paradox: Jonny Blamey.- References.​

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