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Defenses and conservative revisions of evidential decision theories: Metatickles and ratificationism

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This paper includes a revision of ‘Metatickles and Ratificationism’,PSA 1986, Volume 1, and expands two-fold upon that paper, which is confined for the most part to material presented to members of the Philosophy of Science Association at its 1986 meetings. I am grateful to Włodzimierz Rabinowicz for criticism and many useful suggestions, and, as always, to Willa Freeman-Sobel, for her valuable comments on every draft.

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Sobel, J.H. Defenses and conservative revisions of evidential decision theories: Metatickles and ratificationism. Synthese 75, 107–131 (1988). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00873276

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