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Jack comments on What is Bayesianism? - Less Wrong

81 Post author: Kaj_Sotala 26 February 2010 07:43AM

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Comment author: Jack 02 March 2010 05:54:22AM *  0 points [-]

If the evidence for a particular claim is weak and circumstantial one should assign that claim a low probability and other, competing, possibilities higher probabilities.

Comment author: Peter_de_Blanc 02 March 2010 06:06:08AM 2 points [-]

What if the evidence for those is also weak and circumstantial?

Or what if one had assigned that claim a very high prior probability?