This paper shows how one can apply a particular chance-credence principle, called the General Principle, to the case of competing conditional chances of a given proposition. This principle is, then, tested against a case of two different viability fitnesses understood as conditional survival chances. It is argued that the General Principle armed with the admissibility clause which is essentailly qualitative cannot provide a satisfactory answer in this case. As a way out, I suggest that the GP should be endowed with a quantitative or gradual notion of admissibility. My suggestion exploits a line of thought employed by Brian Skyrms in his work on the notion of resiliency.
|Titel||ECAP 8 Eighth European Congress of Analytic Philosophy Program & Abstracts|
|Plaats van productie||Bucharest|
|Uitgeverij||Editura universitati din Bucuresti|
|Status||Published - 2014|