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Carnap’s Normative Theory of Inductive Probability

  • Wolfgang Stegmüller
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 91)

Abstract

When I was asked to give a talk on Carnap’s late and still unpublished philosophy of induction I immediately realized that I would be unable to do this without suggesting a drastic reinterpretation of Carnap’s program. I can only hope to make this reinterpretation comprehensible by trying to give a systematic sketch of my own position on the so-called problem of induction and to describe the role of Carnap’s theory within the conceptual framework.

Keywords

Inductive Reasoning Inductive Logic Belief Function Atomic Proposition Inductive Probability 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Stegmüller
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  1. 1.University of MunichGermany

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