LOGIC (MS 339-1009)
Three grades of clearness of apprehension. Application of the pragmatic maxim to the notion of probability. Laplace's conception of probability. CSP's distinction between fact and occurrence: A fact is as much of the real universe as can be represented in a proposition; an occurrence is a slice of the universe. The failure of both Laplace and Mill to adhere to this distinction. Distinction between sciential probability and ignorantial probability. Laplacean theory of probability confuses the two.
Apprehension, Definition, Fact, Laplace, Pierre Simon de, Logic (modal see Modality), Mill John Stuart, Occurrence, maxim of Pragmatism and Pragmaticism, Pragmatism and Pragmaticism and probability, Probability and Chance, ignorantial Probability and Chance, sciential Probability and Chance, Proposition, logic of Science
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LOGIC / MISCELLANEOUS 1869- 1913