Keyword: Verisimilitude

Article in Journal | Posted 03/11/2014
Burch, Robert W. (2010). If Universes Were as Plenty as Blackberries: Peirce on Induction and Verisimilitude
The article discusses American philosopher Charles S. Peirce's thought on the relation of inductive inference to the concept of probability and likelihood. It describes the difference between...
Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/09/2014
Quote from "Note (Notes on Art. III) [R]"

I will now give an idea of what I mean by likely or verisimilar. [—] I call that theory likely which is not yet proved but is supported by such...

Dictionary Entry | Posted 19/09/2014
Quote from "Letters to Paul Carus"

The names which I would propose for general adoption for the three different kinds of acceptability of propositions are