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Measure theoretic analysis of consistency of the Principal Principle

Rédei, Miklós ORCID: 0000-0001-5298-1443 and Gyenis, Zalán (2016) Measure theoretic analysis of consistency of the Principal Principle. Philosophy of Science, 83 (5). pp. 972-987. ISSN 0031-8248

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Identification Number: 10.1086/687879

Abstract

Weak and strong consistency of the Abstract Principal Principle are defined in terms of classical probability measure spaces. It is proved that the Abstract Principal Principle is both weakly and strongly consistent. The Abstract Principal Principle is strengthened by adding a stability requirement to it. Weak and strong consistency of the resulting Stable Abstract Principal Principle are defined. It is shown that the Stable Abstract Principal Principle is weakly consistent. Strong consistency of the Stable Abstract Principal principle remains an open question.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/
Additional Information: © 2016 by the Philosophy of Science Association
Divisions: Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
Sets: Departments > Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2016 15:36
Last Modified: 20 May 2020 03:25
Projects: K 115593; K 100715
Funders: National Research, Development and Innovation Office
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/66236

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