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Introducing Degrees

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter develops a formal theory of degrees of safety and of normic support. The theory predicts that the degrees of normic support imposed upon propositions by a body of evidence will meet the ... More


Protection from Error

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In this chapter, the normic support condition on justification is approached via the widely accepted safety condition on knowledge. It is argued that the normic support condition can be portrayed as ... More


Comparative Justification

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In this chapter it is argued that the hybrid theory of justification has difficulty in accounting for justification comparisons—a problem shared by many ‘knowledge-first’ approaches to justification. ... More


Similar Worlds, Normal Worlds

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In this chapter the formal features of safety and of normic support are explored using sphere models for conditional logic. The formal structure of normic support is contrasted with the formal ... More


Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Martin Smith

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

According to a widespread view, whether one has justification for believing a proposition is determined by how probable that proposition is, given one’s evidence. In the present book this view is ... More


What Justifies Belief

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

In this chapter, the risk minimisation conception of justification is criticised for its predictions about the force of statistical evidence, and it is argued that justification cannot be understood ... More


Justification and Lotteries

Martin Smith

in Between Probability and Certainty: What Justifies Belief

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198755333
eISBN:
9780191816635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198755333.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Lotteries, and our intuitions about them, lie at the heart of a number of persistent puzzles in epistemology. These include the lottery paradox, the lottery driven sceptical puzzle, Harman’s puzzle ... More


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