xvi, 386 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Boston studies in the philosophy of science (Online) ; v. 256.
Formatted Contents Note
Ordinal conditional functions: a dynamic theory of epistemic states Direct and indirect causes Causation: an alternative Bayesian nets are all there is to causal dependence Causal laws are objectifications of inductive schemes Laws, ceteris paribus conditions, and the dynamics of belief Enumerative induction and lawlikeness Chance and necessity: from Humean supervenience to Humean projection A reason for explanation: explanations provide stable reasons Two coherence principles How to understand the foundations of empirical belief in a coherentist way A priori reasons: a fresh look at disposition predicates The character of color terms: a materialist view Concepts are beliefs about essences Changing concepts The intentional versus the propositional structure of contents.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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