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The Logic of Partial Supposition

Eva, Benjamin and Hartmann, Stephan (2020) The Logic of Partial Supposition. [Preprint]

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Abstract

According to orthodoxy, there are two basic moods of supposition: indicative and subjunctive. The most popular formalisations of the corresponding norms of suppositional judgement are given by Bayesian conditionalisation and Lewisian imaging, respectively. It is well known that Bayesian conditionalisation can be generalised (via Jeffrey conditionalisation) to provide a model for the norms of partial indicative supposition. This raises the question of whether imaging can likewise be generalised to model the norms of `partial subjunctive supposition'. The present article casts doubt on whether the most natural generalisations of imaging are able to provide a plausible account of the norms of partial subjunctive supposition.


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Item Type: Preprint
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Eva, Benjaminbenedgareva@icloud.com
Hartmann, Stephanstephan.hartmann@lmu.de
Keywords: Formal Epistemology, Supposition, Partial Supposition, Jeffrey Conditionalisation, Imaging, Subjunctive Supposition
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Decision Theory
Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Depositing User: Dr Benjamin Eva
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2020 03:03
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2020 03:03
Item ID: 18009
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
General Issues > Decision Theory
Specific Sciences > Probability/Statistics
Date: 20 August 2020
URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/18009

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