Bayesianism and Language Change

Williamson, Jon (2003) Bayesianism and Language Change. Journal of Logic, Language and Information, 12 (1). pp. 53-97. ISSN 0925-8531. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

A common objection to the Bayesian account of the confirmation of scientific theories is that the language of science regularly changes but Bayesianism can only cope with a fixed language. This paper quashed that objection by providing the philosophical and formal tools for modelling Bayesian belief change in the face of a change in language.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Maureen Nunn
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2007 18:50
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2014 08:27
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/1289 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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