Archive for March, 2011

Philosophy of Information Workshop Later This Year

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

http://www.american.edu/cas/economics/info-metrics/workshop/workshop-2011-fall.cfm

One Electron Universe and Monism

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Has the One Electron Universe hypothesis ever been used to support some form of monism in philosophy?

philpapers.org Philosophy of Information

Monday, March 7th, 2011

I am now serving as editor of the Philosophy of Information section at philpapers.org.

Quantifying Information to Quantifying Beliefs

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

In the previous post, I showed how a truthlikeness semantic information measure could be applied in order to get a basic way in which knowledge can be quantitatively measured. This advantage set the truthlikeness approach apart from inverse probabilistic approaches to quantifying semantic information.

In looking at a way to work out something similar for quantitatively measuring beliefs, it occurred to me that things are the other way around; it is the inverse probabilistic approach instead which is to be applied.

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