I discuss the formal implementation, interpretation, and justification of likelihood attributions in cosmology. I show that likelihood arguments in cosmology suffer from significant conceptual and formal problems that undermine their applicability in this context.
|Journal||Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics|
|Early online date||2 Jun 2017|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 2 Jun 2017|
- general relativity