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The Laws of BeliefRanking Theory and Its Philosophical Applications$
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Wolfgang Spohn

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199697502

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697502.001.0001

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 Introduction

 Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) 1 Introduction
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The Laws of Belief
Author(s):

Wolfgang Spohn

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697502.003.0001

This chapter provides a philosophical introduction on skepticim and the perennial problem of induction. It transforms the latter into the issue of the dynamics of belief that drives this book and emphasizes the normative character of this issue. Finally, it gives an overview of the contents of this book.

Keywords:   induction, dynamics of belief, skepticism

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