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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Beth’s Theorem and Deflationism — Reply to Bays

Jeffrey Ketland.

in Mind

October 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Epistemology; Metaphysics; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind. 1477 words.

Is the restricted, consistent, version of the T-scheme sufficient for an ‘implicit definition’ of truth? In a sense, the answer is yes (Haack 1978, Quine 1953). Section 4 of Ketland 1999...

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Review: Bayes's Theorem

Ellery Eells.

in Mind

July 2004; p ublished online July 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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Reflections on How We Live, by Annette C. Baier.

John Kekes.

in Mind

July 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 1627 words.

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Review: Persons and Passions: Essays in Honor of Annette Baier

Mark Gregory and Rupert Read.

in Mind

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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Review: The Mind's Arrows: Bayes Nets and Graphical Causal Models in Psychology

Christopher Hitchcock.

in Mind

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 0 words.

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Other Minds

Annette C. Baier.

in Reflections On How We Live

January 2010; p ublished online May 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 7621 words.

This chapter considers the concept of intellectual self-image through the narration of Annette C. Baier's life. The narration begins with Baier's childhood in New Zealand, where she grew up...

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Plausible Reasoning

David Hodgson.

in Rationality + Consciousness = Free Will

January 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 7953 words.

In Chapter 3, I consider one very important aspect of our rationality, namely our ability to engage in plausible reasoning; that is, reasoning in which the premises or data do not entail...

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Perception as causal inference

Jakob Hohwy.

in The Predictive Mind

November 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy of Mind. 12811 words.

Our senses are bombarded with input from things in the world. On the basis of that input, we perceive what is out there. The problem that is the focus here is how the brain accomplishes...

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A New Resolution of the Judy Benjamin Problem

Igor Douven and Jan-Willem Romeijn.

in Mind

July 2011; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Metaphysics; Epistemology; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language. 12554 words.

Van Fraassen's Judy Benjamin problem has generally been taken to show that not all rational changes of belief can be modelled in a probabilistic framework if the available update rules are...

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Inductive Reasoning

John M. Vickers.

in Philosophy

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Epistemology; Feminist Philosophy; History of Western Philosophy; Metaphysics; Moral Philosophy; Non-Western Philosophy; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Law; Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic; Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Religion; Philosophy of Science; Social and Political Philosophy. 9503 words.

Well into the 20th century, inductive reasoning and the concomitant problem of its justification concerned what is now known as universal inference—inference from instances (a is black and...