Cognitive Decisions

Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 115)


Acceptance and rejection of hypotheses was considered from the perspective of error probabilities in Chapter 10. In this chapter, another approach, based on so-called ‘epistemic utilities’, will be canvassed.


Acceptance Rule Average Likelihood Cognitive Decision Epistemic Utility Caution Index 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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