Chapter

 Introduction

Wolfgang Spohn

in The Laws of Belief

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780199697502
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191739323 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697502.003.0001
 Introduction

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This chapter provides a philosophical introduction on skepticim and the perennial problem of induction. It transforms the latter into the issue of the dynamics of belief that drives this book and emphasizes the normative character of this issue. Finally, it gives an overview of the contents of this book.

Keywords: induction; dynamics of belief; skepticism

Chapter.  7770 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Metaphysics

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