Can we infer ought-propositions from is-propositions?
- KevinLv 51 十年前最愛解答
Bayesian inference is statistical inference in which evidence or observations are used to update or to newly infer what is known about underlying parameters or hypotheses. The name "Bayesian" comes from the use of Bayes' theorem in the updating process. Bayes' theorem was introduced by Reverend Thomas Bayes.
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* This is a plain inference from the passage just cited. —John Knox and the Reformation
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