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The implementation, interpretation, and justification of likelihoods in cosmology

McCoy, C.D. (2017) The implementation, interpretation, and justification of likelihoods in cosmology. [Preprint]

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Abstract

I discuss the formal implementation, interpretation, and justification of likelihood attributions in cosmology. I show that likelihood arguments in cosmology suffer from significant conceptual and formal problems that undermine their epistemic credentials.


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Item Type: Preprint
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McCoy, C.D.casey.mccoy@ed.ac.uk0000-0002-7921-4911
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Depositing User: Dr. Casey McCoy
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 14:33
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2017 14:33
Item ID: 13165
Official URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.1016/j.shpsb.2017.05.002
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Cosmology
Date: 21 February 2017
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/13165

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