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    • Causal Qualities 

      Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, 1931)
      This note is, in effect, a postscript to Ramsey's 'Theories'. It argues that to assert the existence of a causal quality (e.g. mass) is merely to affirm the consequences of a theory that invokes it.
    • General Propositions and Causality 

      Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, 1931)
      This article rebuts Ramsey's earlier theory, in 'Universals of Law and of Fact', of how laws of nature differ from other true generalisations. It argues that our laws are rules we use in judging 'if I meet an F I shall ...
    • Knowledge 

      Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, 1931)
      This note argues that a belief is knowledge if it's true, certain (i.e. a full belief) and obtained by a reliable process.
    • Probability and Partial Belief 

      Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (Kegan Paul, Trench & Trubner, 1931)
      This note is a postscript to Ramsey's 'Truth and Probability'. It replaces that article's psychological reading of subjective probability with a reading of it as a consistency condition on the theory that we act to maximise ...
    • Universals of Law and of Fact 

      Ramsey, Frank Plumpton (Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1978)
      The article argues that universals of law, i.e. the laws of nature, are the general axioms of a deductive system of all knowledge, and their deductive consequences. Universals of fact are generalisations deducible from ...