Lowe on Conditional Probability

  title={Lowe on Conditional Probability},
  author={Dorothy Edgington},
The concept of conditional probability has been employed for hundreds of years. Thomas Bayes used the expression "the probability that [B] on the supposition that [A]" in the statement of a basic law (1763, p. 378). Frank Ramsey, developing the application of probability to uncertain epistemic attitudes, the "logic of partial belief (1926, p. 166), wrote of your "degree of belief in [B] given [A]": there are degrees of belief (degrees of closeness to certainty); and there are degrees of belief… CONTINUE READING

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