Question

Match each term to its definition.

A. A relationship of support between evidence and a theory. May take the form of direct or probabilistic evidence. |

B. The initial probability that a theory is true. |

C. The probability that a theory is true after additional evidence has been considered. |

D. The process of scientific discovery in which a hypothesis is formulated, from which experimental results are predicted and tested, in order to confirm or disprove the theory. |

E. A philosophical position in which rational actors constantly update their degrees of belief in propositions based on the laws of probability. |

1. Bayesianism | |

2. Confirmation | |

3. Hypothetico-deductive method | |

4. Prior probability | |

5. Posterior probability |

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