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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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Bayes / Bayesian / Fraassen: typical: start from a "start pbrlty : a) P (H)> P (H ) - H has higher prblty as H - tradition only goes from b): b) P (EIH)> P (EI H ) - H delivers higher pbrlty for e as H - this assumes that certain pbrlty be delivered - that s not where H is a mere negation of H! - Then no particular pbrlty of H - Solution / Bayes: everyone has a subjective pbrlty (belief degrees)

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B. van Fraassen
The Scientific Image Oxford 1980


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24