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Changing minds in a changing world

Schwarz, Wolfgang


I defend a general rule for updating beliefs that takes into account both the impact of new evidence and changes in the subject’s location. The rule combines standard conditioning with a “shifting” operation that moves the center of each doxastic possibility forward to the next point where information arrives. I show that well-known arguments for conditioning lead to this combination when centered information is taken into account. I also discuss how my proposal relates to other recent...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012-06
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophical Studies
DOI: 10.1007/s11098-011-9699-0


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