Eine komparative Theorie der Stärke von Argumenten

Kriterion - Journal of Philosophy 19 (1):34–43 (2005)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
This article presents a comparative theory of subjective argument strength simple enough for application. Using the axioms and corollaries of the theory, anyone with an elementary knowledge of logic and probability theory can produce an at least minimally rational ranking of any set of arguments according to their subjective strength, provided that the arguments in question are descriptive ones in standard form. The basic idea is that the strength of argument A as seen by person x is a function of three factors: x's degree of belief in the premisses of A; x's degree of belief in the conclusion of A under the assumption that all premisses of A are true; and x's belief in the conclusion of A under the assumption that not all premisses of A are true.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Revision history
Archival date: 2013-11-08
View upload history
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
Logical Omniscience and Acknowledged Vs. Consequential Commitments.Niels Skovgaard Olsen - 2014 - Questions, Discourse and Dialogue: 20 Years After Making It Explicit, Proceedings of AISB50.
Mental Probability Logic.Pfeifer, Niki & Kleiter, Gernot D.

Add more citations

Added to PP index

Total views
209 ( #20,880 of 50,283 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
24 ( #25,146 of 50,283 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.