Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Propensities: propensities are an interpretation of probability that gives it an objectivist orientation. The expression denotes the tendency in an experimental setup to favor future events. The term was proposed by K. Popper (K. Popper, The Propensity Interpretation of Probability, In British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. X (37), 1959). See also probability, subjective probability, objective probability, bayesianism, quantum mechanics.

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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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Bigelow, John Propensities   Bigelow, John

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-11-24