cover image

Rational belief systems / Brian Ellis.


Totowa, N.J. : Rowman and Littlefield, 1979.
ISBN 0847661083, 9780847661084

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
WRLC Shared Collections Facility
BD 215 .E43 1979 (show me on map) Off-site
Request
American
LIB stacks
BD215 .E43 Available Request
Georgetown
Off-Campus Shelving
BD215 .E43 1979 Available Request
Howard
Divinity Library stacks
BD215 E43 1979 Available Request
Divinity Library stacks
BD215 E43 1979 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
BD215 E43 1979 Available Request
Subjects Belief and doubt.
Logic.
Logik.
Rationalism.
Reasoning.
Series APQ library of philosophy.
Description ix, 118 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-114).
Contents Introduction -- Chapter I: The ideal of rationality -- 1. Physical and regulative ideals -- 2. Rational belief systems -- 3. The ideal of completability -- 4. P-completability -- 5. The logical correspondence principle -- Chapter II: The laws of rationality -- 1. Critique of classical semantics -- 2. New foundations for logical systems -- 3. Sentential calculus -- 4. The modal sentential calculi -- 5. First-order predicate calculus -- 6. Other developments -- 7. Logic and psychology -- Chapter III: The laws of hypothetical reasoning -- 1. Objections to "possible worlds" semantics for counterfactuals -- 2. Languages with conditionals -- 3. Indicative and subjunctive conditionals -- 4. Simplification of disjunctive antecedents -- 5. The probability of conditionals -- Chapter IV: The dynamics of belief systems -- 1. Inductive scepticism -- 2. On vindicating induction -- 3. The importance of theories -- 4. Laws of inductive projection -- Conclusion.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4211217
(OCoLC)ocm04211217
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Ellis, B. D. 1929-
Publication timeline, list of works, related names and subjects and other information

Services

Export citation to: RefWorks