Joyce’s Argument for Probabilism


James Joyce’s ‘Nonpragmatic Vindication of Probabilism’ gives a new argument for the conclusion that a person’s credences ought to satisfy the laws of probability. The premises of Joyce’s argument include six axioms about what counts as an adequate measure of the distance of a credence function from the truth. This paper shows that (a) Joyce’s argument for… (More)


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@inproceedings{Maher2001JoycesAF, title={Joyce’s Argument for Probabilism}, author={Patrick Maher}, year={2001} }