Re: Probability

From: GŁnther Greindl <guenther.greindl.domain.name.hidden>
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 17:43:49 +0100

Thomas,

> MW must be some how different from the same concept in everyday
> language? In the latter "probably" just means "likely to happen" but
> if EVERYTHING happens then how can the concept make sense? I guess it
> must be two different concepts, then?

I wouldn't say so. Always look at the word "probably" as referring to
uncertainty in the _epistemic state of an agent_; and not as uncertainty
what will happen in the world. Then you see that it is the same concept
in both cases.

Cheers,
GŁnther

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