Correction to John D. Norton “How to build an infinite lottery machine”

European Journal for Philosophy of Science 8 (1):143-144 (2018)
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An infinite lottery machine is used as a foil for testing the reach of inductive inference, since inferences concerning it require novel extensions of probability. Its use is defensible if there is some sense in which the lottery is physically possible, even if exotic physics is needed. I argue that exotic physics is needed and describe several proposals that fail and at least one that succeeds well enough.



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John D. Norton
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