"Nonmonotonic" does not mean "probabilistic"

Keith Stenning, Michiel van Lambalgen

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Oaksford & Chater (O&C) advocate Bayesian probability as a way to deal formally with the pervasive nonmonotonicity of common sense reasoning. We show that some forms of nonmonotonicity cannot be treated by Bayesian methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)102-103
Number of pages2
JournalBehavioral and Brain Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009


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