Chapter 36. Heterodox Probability Theory

  1. Dale Jacquette
  1. Peter Forrest

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch37

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

How to Cite

Forrest, P. (2006) Heterodox Probability Theory, in A Companion to Philosophical Logic (ed D. Jacquette), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch37

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631216711

Online ISBN: 9780470996751

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Keywords:

  • heterodox probability theory;
  • idealization;
  • probability;
  • nonclassical logics;
  • Carnap's confirmation theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Bayesian Orthodoxy

  • Idealization

  • Two Approaches to a Theory of Probability

  • Adjustment for Nonclassical Logics

  • Carnap's Confirmation Theory

  • Proportional Syllogisms

  • Kyburg's Fuzzy Probabilities

  • Levi's Indeterminate Systems

  • Qualitative Theories of Probability

  • The Dynamics of Subjective Probability

  • Probability Theory and Quantum Theory