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Epistemology and Inference

1983
Author:

Henry E. Kyburg, Jr.

Epistemology and Inference

“This collection will go a long way towards giving Kyburg’s ideas the broader currency they deserve...It will help establish for the philosophical public at large what a few specialists realize - namely, that Kyburg is a philosopher of first-rate originality who has a deep familiarity with the material he chooses to explore.” --Issac Levi, Columbia University

Epistemology and Inference

Henry E. Kyburg, Jr. earned his bachelors degree in chemical engineering at Yale University and his Ph.D. in philosophy at Columbia. He taught mathematics and philosophy at Wesleyan, Rockefeller, and Wayne State universities and at the University of Denver.

He was Burbank Professor of Moral and Intellectual Philosophy at the University of Rochester. His major works include Probability Theory, Probability and the Logic of Rational Belief, and The Logical Foundations of Statistical Inference. Kyburg was a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a recipient of the Nicholas Murray Medal from Columbia University.

Epistemology and Inference

“This collection will go a long way towards giving Kyburg’s ideas the broader currency they deserve...It will help establish for the philosophical public at large what a few specialists realize - namely, that Kyburg is a philosopher of first-rate originality who has a deep familiarity with the material he chooses to explore.” --Issac Levi, Columbia University