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The case for probabilistic knowledge

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops and defends the thesis that we can know probabilistic contents. It is argued that we can get probabilistic knowledge in all the same ways that we get propositional knowledge, ... More


The case for probabilistic contents

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops and defends the thesis that we can believe probabilistic contents. Probabilistic contents are not merely propositions about probabilities; rather, they are sets of probability ... More


The case for probabilistic assertion

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops and defends the thesis that we can assert probabilistic contents. The chapter begins by recounting some familiar arguments against the standard view that we only ever assert ... More


Factivity

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

It is natural to wonder whether we might use traditional notions of epistemic possibility or evidential probability to address the case for probabilistic knowledge in chapter 5, without embracing the ... More


Epistemic modals and probability operators

Sarah Moss

in Probabilistic Knowledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter defends a semantics for epistemic modals and probability operators. This semantics is probabilistic—that is, sentences containing these expressions have sets of probability spaces as ... More


Probabilistic Knowledge

Sarah Moss

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198792154
eISBN:
9780191861260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792154.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Mind

Traditional philosophical discussions of knowledge have focused on the epistemic status of full beliefs. This book argues that in addition to full beliefs, credences can constitute knowledge. For ... More


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