Robbers, pickpockets and average mutual firmness

Analysis 80 (1):45-51 (2020)

Abstract

Mark Siebel has presented a compelling argument against Branden Fitelson’s probabilistic measure of coherence. The present paper shows how Siebel’s argument can be strengthened and thereby extended to an argument against a huge class of coherence measures from the literature including William Roche’s average mutual firmness account, which has not been challenged up to now.

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Against Methodological Gambling.Borut Trpin - forthcoming - Erkenntnis:1-21.

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