The Principal Principle implies the Principle of Indifference

Christian Wallmann, James Hawthorne, Jon Williamson, Juergen Landes

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We argue that David Lewis's principal principle implies a version of the principle of indifference. The same is true for similar principles that need to appeal to the concept of admissibility. Such principles are thus in accord with objective Bayesianism, but in tension with subjective Bayesianism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-131
Number of pages9
JournalBritish Journal for the Philosophy of Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017


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