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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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(p.x) (p.1) 1 Introduction*
Bayes's Theorem

Richard Swinburne

British Academy

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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