Conceptualistic Pragmatism: A framework for Bayesian analysis?

  title={Conceptualistic Pragmatism: A framework for Bayesian analysis?},
  author={Bo Bergman},
  journal={IIE Transactions},
  pages={86 - 93}
  • B. Bergman
  • Published 7 November 2008
  • Philosophy
  • IIE Transactions
This paper argues for an extended framework for the subjectivist approach to statistical decision making—the judgements made for deriving a likelihood function should be carefully reflected upon. The Harvard professor of philosophy Clarence I. Lewis did offer a philosophical action-oriented framework for this type of reflection. The philosophy of Lewis has very much influenced the originators of the quality movement. This constitutes an interesting link between two important learning-oriented… 

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