The Paradox of Predictivism

The Paradox of Predictivism

by Eric Christian Barnes


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107405165
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Eric Christian Barnes is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Southern Methodist University.

Table of Contents

1. The paradox of predictivism; 2. Epistemic pluralism; 3. Predictivism and the periodic table; 4. Miracle arguments and the demise of strong predictivism; 5. The size of the predicting community; 6. Back to epistemic pluralism; 7. Postlude on old evidence; 8. A paradox resolved; Glossary.

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