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credence

noun acceptance, act of believing, belief, certainty, complete trust, confidence, credit, dependence on, faith, firm belief, fixed belief, full assurance, full belief, implicit belief, instinctive belief, persuasion, reliance, subjective belief, sureness, surety, suspension of disbelief, trust, unshaken belief, view
Foreign phrases: Culbet in arte sua perito est credendum.Credence should be given to one skilled in his peculiar prooession.
See also: belief, confidence, conviction, credibility, faith, persuasion, reliance, trust, weight
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Neither is the rule of additivity for credences unHumean, even though it connects credences necessarily with other credences.
We chose to scale the credences in such a way that all the point-credences sum to 1.
Credences and expected values respond differently to redistribution of credence with point-values held constant.
6) (That is, we put all the credence on point-propositions within A, but we do not alter point-values or ratios of point-credences within A.
But according to IND this difference does not matter, because the unconditional and conditional credences are always equal.
For instance, if we redistribute credence from the shaded into the unshaded region while leaving ratios of point-credences in the unshaded region unchanged--at the extreme, if we conditionalize on (Av[A.
6) I assume here that one way to revise credences is by conditionalizing, and that DAB will continue to hold after any such revision; I do not assume that credences may never be revised in any other way.
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