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### Single Idea 2798

#### [catalogued under 14. Science / C. Induction / 6. Bayes's Theorem]

Full Idea

Bayesianism says ideally rational people should have degrees of belief (not all-or-nothing beliefs), corresponding with probability theory. Probability of H, given evidence E, is prob(H) X prob(E given H) / prob(E).

Gist of Idea

Probability of H, given evidence E, is prob(H) x prob(E given H) / prob(E)

Source

Paul Horwich (Bayesianism [1992], p.41)

Book Reference

'A Companion to Epistemology', ed/tr. Dancy,J. /Sosa,E. [Blackwell 1993], p.41