Talk:Probabilistic logic

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Proposed merger with Bayesian logic[edit]

This article is about a much broader topic than Bayesian logic, which is now Bayesian probability. There are many different types of probabilistic logics. The links on this page cover some of the major areas; Bayesian-ism is just one approach. Each has different technical considerations and practical applications, so lumping them all into one article seems likely to lead to more confusion rather than less, as would merging this overview article with Subjective logic, Dempster-Shafer theory, or even Bayesian probability. (talk) 01:37, 11 July 2011 (UTC)

Agree, don't merge. The addition of confidence to the theory means that it is fundamentally not Bayesian, as it does employ the rules of Bayes to perform deduction ... and Bayesian logic is not even capable of induction, formally speaking. linas (talk) 17:33, 29 March 2012 (UTC)
I'm removing the merge tag, as, now with a proper intro, its clear that many of the "probabilistic" logics aren't (just) about probability, but about evidence. linas (talk) 18:18, 31 March 2012 (UTC)

Historical Context[edit]

The historical context assumes that the reader assumes a frequentist interpretation of probability/doesn't hold a subjective interpretation of probability. The section should be revised to make this explicit and perhaps to explain why commitment to this is notably important to understanding probabilistic logic. 2607:F720:F00:4032:E06C:4FC1:5814:9EB (talk) 19:33, 13 January 2017 (UTC)