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Bayes's Theorem$
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Richard Swinburne

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780197263419

Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: January 2012

DOI: 10.5871/bacad/9780197263419.001.0001

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Introduction*

Introduction*

Chapter:
(p.x) (p.1) 1 Introduction*
Source:
Bayes's Theorem
Author(s):

Richard Swinburne

Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197263419.003.0001

This chapter introduces Bayes' Theorem, which is primarily concerned with probability. It discusses some of the different kinds of probability, such as statistical probability, before moving on to a discussion of probability axioms. Bayesianism, prior probability and simplicity, and countable additivity are also studied in the chapter.

Keywords:   Bayes' Theorem, probability, kinds of probability, statistical probability, probability axioms, Bayesianism, prior probability, countable additivity

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