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2008
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Objective Bayesianism with predicate languages
Objective Bayesian probability is often defined over rather simple domains, e.g., finite event spaces or propositional languages. This paper investigates the extension of objectiv...
Jon Williamson
SYNTHESE
2008
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Formalizing common sense: an operator-based approach to the Tibbles-Tib problem
The paper argues, that a direct formalization of the way common sense thinks about the numerical identity of enduring entities, requires that traditional predicate logic is develo...
Ingvar Johansson
SYNTHESE
2008
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Meta-epistemology and the varieties of epistemic infinitism
I will assume here the defenses of epistemic infinitism are adequate and inquire as to the variety standpoints within the view. I will argue that infinitism has three varieties dep...
Scott F. Aikin
SYNTHESE
2008
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First-person thought and the use of 'I'
The traditional account (TA) of first-person thought draws conclusions about this type of thinking from claims made about the first-person pronoun. In this paper I raise a worry fo...
Komarine Romdenh-Romluc
SYNTHESE
2008
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Methodological naturalism and epistemic internalism
Epistemic naturalism holds that the results or methodologies from the cognitive sciences are relevant to epistemology, and some have maintained that scientific methods are more com...
Gregory R. Wheeler, Luís Moniz Pereira
SYNTHESE
2008
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On the role of language in social choice theory
Axiomatic characterization results in social choice theory are usually compared either regarding the normative plausibility or regarding the logical strength of the axioms involved...
Marc Pauly
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2008
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Decision framing in judgment aggregation
Judgment aggregation problems are language dependent in that they may be framed in different yet equivalent ways. We formalize this dependence via the notion of translation invari...
Fabrizio Cariani, Marc Pauly, Josh Snyder
SYNTHESE
2008
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A sufficient condition for pooling data
We consider the problems arising from using sequences of experiments to discover the causal structure among a set of variables, none of whom are known ahead of time to be an "...
Frederick Eberhardt
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