Publication

The Principal Principle implies the Principle of Indifference

Publication, 2017

Outline

C. Wallmann, J. Hawthorne, J. Williamson, J. Landes - The Principal Principle implies the Principle of Indifference - BRITISH JOURNAL FOR THE PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE, 2017

Abstract

We argue that David Lewis’s principal principle implies a version of the principle of indifference. The same is true for similar principles that need to appeal to the concept of admissibility. Such principles are thus in accord with objective Bayesianism, but in tension with subjective Bayesianis