Fine-Grained Opinion, Probability, and the Logic of Full Belief

  • Bas C. van Fraassen
Part of the Springer Graduate Texts in Philosophy book series (SGTP, volume 1)


Personal or subjective probability entered epistemology as a cure for certain perceived inadequacies in the traditional notion of belief. But there are severe strains in the relationship between probability and belief. They seem too intimately related to exist as separate but equal; yet if either is taken as the more basic, the other may suffer.


Probability Measure Subjective Probability Belief Core Full Belief Lottery Paradox 
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  • Bas C. van Fraassen
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  1. 1.San Francisco State UniversitySan FranciscoUSA

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