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Ramsey without Ethical Neutrality: A New Representation Theorem

Elliott, Edward

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Frank Ramsey's 'Truth and Probability' sketches a proposal for the empirical measurement of credences, along with a corresponding set of axioms for a (somewhat incomplete) representation theorem intended to characterize the preference conditions under which this measurement process is applicable. There are several features of Ramsey's formal system which make it attractive and worth developing. However, in specifying his measurement process and his axioms, Ramsey introduces the notion of an...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/160803
Source: Mind
DOI: 10.1093/mind/fzv180

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