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Valuation and Acceptance of Scientific Hypotheses

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 March 2022

Richard C. Jeffrey*
Affiliation:
Princeton University

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Copyright © Philosophy of Science Association 1956

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Footnotes

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The author wishes to express his thanks to Prof. C. G. Hempel, at whose suggestion this paper was written, and to Dr. Abner Shimony, for their helpful criticism.

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