On Hetherington's Solution of the Goodman Paradox

@article{Stemmer2004OnHS,
  title={On Hetherington's Solution of the Goodman Paradox},
  author={N. Stemmer},
  journal={Philosophy},
  year={2004},
  volume={79},
  pages={617-623}
}
The Goodman paradox presents us with the problem of selecting the hypotheses that are confirmed by their positive instances. In a recent paper, Stephen Hetherington proposes a criterion that enables us to specify the hypotheses that are subjectively confirmed by these instances. But there is also an objective aspect to be considered here because, as a matter of fact, the hypotheses selected by the criterion have often been highly reliable even if they were based on the observation of only a few… Expand
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