Chapter

Higher‐Order Degrees of Belief

Brian Skyrms

in From Zeno to Arbitrage

Published in print November 2012 | ISBN: 9780199652808
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191745829 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199652808.003.0007
Higher‐Order Degrees of Belief

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The first objective of the essay was to separate issues that were sometimes confused, to clarify the subject, and to delineate those kinds of higher-order probabilities that should really be non-controversial. The second objective was to present a way in which Richard Jeffrey’s probability kinematics could be derived by conditioning in a framework of higher order probabilities.

Keywords: higher-order probabilities; probability kinematics

Chapter.  9824 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Science

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