Two Models of Belief
Ties the book's central question to a choice between a qualitative binary (all-or-nothing) conception of belief and a quantitative graded conception of belief (degrees of belief). The two conceptions invite different formal constraints. Argues that probabilistic coherence is best seen not as a new logic for graded belief, but as a way of applying standard logic to graded belief. Explores different ways of understanding the relation between binary and graded belief, concluding that the way one sees this relation has important implications for the questions of whether and how beliefs are subject to formal rationality constraints.
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