The Non-existence of Probabilistic Inductive Support
Using a minimum of propositional logic and of the elementary calculus of probability (see Appendix), David Miller and I (Popper and Miller, 1983) published a very short paper in which we proved that probabilistic support in the sense of the calculus of probability can never be inductive support. As some knowledgeable people remained unconvinced, I am here restating our case, adding some further proofs.
KeywordsPropositional Logic Deductive System Axiom System Probabilistic Support Probabilistic Inductive
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