Bayesian Confirmation Theory and The Likelihood Principle


The likelihood principle (LP) is a core issue in disagreements between Bayesian and frequentist statistical theories. Yet statements of the LP are often ambiguous, while arguments for why a Bayesian must accept it rely upon unexamined implicit premises. I distinguish two propositions associated with the LP, which I label LP1 and LP2. I maintain that there… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-005-3492-6


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@article{Steel2007BayesianCT, title={Bayesian Confirmation Theory and The Likelihood Principle}, author={Daniel Steel}, journal={Synthese}, year={2007}, volume={156}, pages={53-77} }