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The Fall of "Adams' Thesis"?

Hajek, Alan

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The so-called 'Adams' Thesis' is often understood as the claim that the assertibility of an indicative conditional equals the corresponding conditional probability-schematically:. The Thesis is taken by many to be a touchstone of any theorizing about indicative conditionals. Yet it is unclear exactly what the Thesis is. I suggest some precise statements of it. I then rebut a number of arguments that have been given in its favor. Finally, I offer a new argument against it. I appeal to an old...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/59604
Source: Journal of Logic, Language and Information
DOI: 10.1007/s10849-012-9157-1

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