Philosophical Studies

, Volume 107, Issue 2, pp 129–142

Symmetries and Asymmetries in Evidential Support

  • Ellery Eells
  • Branden Fitelson

DOI: 10.1023/A:1014712013453

Cite this article as:
Eells, E. & Fitelson, B. Philosophical Studies (2002) 107: 129. doi:10.1023/A:1014712013453


Several forms of symmetry in degrees of evidential support areconsidered. Some of these symmetries are shown not to hold in general. This has implications for the adequacy of many measures of degree ofevidential support that have been proposed and defended in the philosophical literature.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ellery Eells
    • 1
  • Branden Fitelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of Wisconsin, MadisonMadisonUSA

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