Re: Julian Jaynes (Re: JOIN: Olie NcLean)

From: Peter de Blanc (
Date: Thu Sep 01 2005 - 15:42:05 MDT

On Thu, 2005-09-01 at 12:05 -0600, brannen wrote:
> It has been decades, literally, since I read Jaynes but, IIRC, the
> argument starts with the inferential fallacy 'absence of evidence
> being evidence of absence' and goes downhill from there.

Just a quick note: for a Bayesian, absence of evidence *is* evidence of

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