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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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Howson’s robustness objection

Howson’s robustness objection

(p.77) 6 Howson’s robustness objection
Accuracy and the Laws of Credence

Richard Pettigrew

Oxford University Press

This chapter responds to an objection raised by Colin Howson against Joyce’s original accuracy argument for Probabilism. Howson argues that the original argument is not robust under a different choice of numerical representation of maximal and minimal credence. This chapter shows that, in fact, it is.

Keywords:   Colin Howson, convention, Probabilism

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