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Bayesianism: perceives probability as the degree of a belief. See also subjective probability, objective probability, chance, likelihood.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
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Gerhard Schurz on Bayesianism - Dictionary of Arguments

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Bayes / Bayesianism / Schurz/ Basic principle: certain init. prblties must always be assumed - indifference principle:the same init. prblties for competing hypotheses - Vs: the output distributions are language dependent - E.g. a distribution can be indifferent with respect to the wavelength, but in relation to frequency it is no longer indifferent -


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

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G. Schurz
Einführung in die Wissenschaftstheorie Darmstadt 2006


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