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Accuracy and the Laws of Credence$
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Richard Pettigrew

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780198732716

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732716.001.0001

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Measuring accuracy: existing accounts

Measuring accuracy: existing accounts

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Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Richard Pettigrew

Oxford University Press

This chapter surveys the existing attempts to characterize the legitimate inaccuracy measures. It considers characterizations due to James M. Joyce as well as the characterization offered by Hannes Leitgeb and Richard Pettigrew. In each case, some of the assumptions required for the characterization are seen to be unjustified.

Keywords:   Scoring rule, inaccuracy measure, James M. Joyce, epistemic dilemmas

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