RE: Hempel's paradox redux

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Thu Sep 15 2005 - 14:14:40 MDT

> > However, what frustrates me about the quote you cite, and your attitude,
> > is that you seem to be denying that probability theory as standardly
> > deployed is conceptually and logically erroneous in this case -- albeit
> > the magnitude of its error is generally small.
> I suppose the "as standardly deployed" leaves you an out. So, if you
> like, I amend my request: Ben, stop dissing Bayesian probability theory
> "as standardly deployed".
> --
> Eliezer S. Yudkowsky

Well, I won't promise that, but I'll definitely be more careful in doing my
algebra before doing so again ...

It's probably time for me to overcome my habit of sending out hasty,
half-thought-out emails while in the middle of boring conference calls ;-)


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