Mapping Inferential Domains
54 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2008
This paper is an extended defense of pluralism in formal theorizing about factual inference. To that end the paper examines (i) the role of subjective partitioning and shaping of evidence (ii) the character of inferences about human meaning.
Keywords: evidence, inference, induction, proof, Bayesianism, Baconianism, epistemology, probability
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