Publication details for Michael GoldsteinGoldstein, M. (1997). Prior inferences for posterior judgements. In Structure and norms in Science Volume Two of the Tenth International Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science, Florence, August 1995. Chiara, M.L.D., Doets, K., Mundici, D. & Benthem, J.V. Springer Netherlands. 55-71.
- Publication type: Chapter in book
- ISSN/ISBN: 978-90-481-4787-8
- DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-0538-7_4
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We consider the minimal assumptions of temporal consistency that will allow us to make meaningful prior statements about our posterior judgements. These consistency conditions suggest a natural geometric interpretation of ‘prior inference’ which we develop and interpret. We discuss various applications of the geometric construction.