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Single Idea 22365

[catalogued under 14. Science / C. Induction / 6. Bayes's Theorem]

Full Idea

The Bayesian approach is outspokenly subjective: probability is used for quantifying a scientist's subjective degree of belief in a particular hypothesis. ...It just provides sound rules for learning from experience.

Gist of Idea

The Bayesian approach is explicitly subjective about probabilities


Reiss,J/Spreger,J (Scientific Objectivity [2014], 4.2)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.19