Probability logic

Williamson, Jon (2002) Probability logic. In: Handbook of the Logic of Inference and Argument: The Turn Toward the Practical. Elsevier Science & Technology, Amsterdam, pp. 397-424. ISBN 9780444506504. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Abstract

I examine the idea of incorporating probability into logic for a logic of practical reasoning. I introduce probability and its interpretations, give an account of the development of the logical approach to probability, its immediate problems, and improved formulations. Then I discuss inference in probabilistic logic, and propose the use of Bayesian networks for inference in both causal logics and proof planning.

Item Type: Book section
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BC Logic
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA273 Probabilities
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: Jon Williamson
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2008 11:27
Last Modified: 02 Jun 2014 08:38
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/7400 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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