Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic

Book Review: David Christensen. Putting Logic in its Place: Formal Constraints on Rational Belief

Patrick Maher

Article information

Source
Notre Dame J. Formal Logic Volume 47, Number 1 (2006), 133-149.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 27 March 2006

Permanent link to this document
http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1143468316

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1143468316

Subjects
Primary: 03B42: Logics of knowledge and belief (including belief change) 03B48: Probability and inductive logic [See also 60A05]
Secondary: 60A05: Axioms; other general questions

Keywords
degree of belief preface paradox Dutch book argument vague belief

Citation

Maher, Patrick. Book Review: David Christensen. Putting Logic in its Place: Formal Constraints on Rational Belief . Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 47 (2006), no. 1, 133--149. doi:10.1305/ndjfl/1143468316. http://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ndjfl/1143468316.


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