Changing Probability Judgements

  • Isaac Levi
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 234)


Charles Peirce insisted a long time ago that justifying beliefs currently held is unnecessary. Only changes in belief require justification. Epistemologists should turn away from the question of justifying what they already believe and focus instead on when and how rational inquirers should change their minds.


Cognitive State Belief State Credal Probability Logical Truth Credal State 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isaac Levi
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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