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Ramsey’s Psychological Theory of Belief

  • Patrick Suppes
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Part of the Vienna Circle Institute Yearbook [2004] book series (VCIY, volume 12)

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Subjective Probability Mathematical Expectation Psychological Theory Logical Relation Psychological Mechanism 
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Notes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Suppes
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for the Study of Language and InformationStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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