a priori principle

  • 1 Principle of maximum entropy — This article is about the probability theoretic principle. For the classifier in machine learning, see maximum entropy classifier. For other uses, see maximum entropy (disambiguation). Bayesian statistics Theory Bayesian probability Probability… …

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  • 2 Principle of restricted choice (bridge) — In contract bridge, the principle of restricted choice states that the play of a particular card increases the likelihood that the player doesn t have another equivalent one. It is used to help a player find the best line of play in certain… …

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  • 3 Principle (disambiguation) — The term law is often used to refer to universal principles that describe the fundamental nature of something, to universal properties and relationships between things, or to descriptions that purport to explain these principles and relationships …

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  • 4 principle — Synonyms and related words: Procrustean law, a belief, a priori truth, activity, ambition, antecedents, article of faith, aspiration, at bottom, attitude, axiom, base, basement, basically, basis, bearing wall, bed, bedding, bedrock, belief,… …

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  • 5 On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason — On the Fourfold Root of the Principle of Sufficient Reason[1] was originally published as a doctoral dissertation in 1813. The German philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer revised this important work and re published it in 1847. Throughout all… …

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  • 6 First principle — First Principles is also the title of a work by Herbert Spencer. In philosophy, a first principle is a basic, foundational proposition or assumption that cannot be deduced from any other proposition or assumption. In mathematics, first principles …

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  • 7 Anthropic principle — In astrophysics and cosmology, the anthropic principle is the philosophical argument that observations of the physical Universe must be compatible with the conscious life that observes it. Some proponents of the argument reason that it explains… …

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  • 8 Kuzari Principle — The Kuzari Principle or National Revelation is a line of philosophic reasoning derived from the medieval work Kuzari. This principle claims to logically prove the historicity of major events recorded in the Bible from the nature of the belief in… …

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  • 9 Hardy–Weinberg principle — for two alleles: the horizontal axis shows the two allele frequencies p and q and the vertical axis shows the genotype frequencies. Each graph shows one of the three possible genotypes. The Hardy–Weinberg principle (also known by a variety of… …

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  • 10 Homestead principle (ethics) — The homestead principle (or original appropriation) is part of libertarian and anarcho capitalist ethics.The homestead principle is a theory of how a fresh, or new, resource becomes legitimate property. The principle states that any resource that …

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  • 11 A priori probability — The term a priori probability is used in distinguishing the ways in which values for probabilities can be obtained. In particular, an a priori probability is derived purely by deductive reasoning. [Mood A.M., Graybill F.A., Boes D.C. (1974)… …

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  • 12 a priori — [[t]e͟ɪ praɪɔ͟ːraɪ[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n An a priori argument, reason, or probability is based on an assumed principle or fact, rather than on actual observed facts. In the absence of such evidence, there is no a priori hypothesis to work with. ADV …

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  • 13 Christo-Centric Principle — The Christo Centric Principle is that: The mind of deity is eternally centered in Christ. All angelic thought and ministry are centered in Christ. All Satanic hatred and subtlety are centered at Christ. All human hopes are, and human occupations… …

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  • 14 a priori —   a. not derived from experience; deductive; lacking proof; arguing from general principle to expected effect.    ♦ apriority, n …

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  • 15 a priori — /ey prayoray/ From the cause to the effect; from what goes before. A term used in logic to denote an argument founded on analogy, or abstract considerations, or one which, positing a general principle or admitted truth as a cause, proceeds to… …

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  • 19 Kant’s Copernican revolution — Daniel Bonevac Immanuel Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason was to transform the philosophical world, at once bringing the Enlightenment to its highest intellectual development and establishing a new set of problems that would dominate philosophy in… …

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  • 20 Mill, John Stuart: Logic and metaphysics — J.S.Mill Logic and metaphysics John Skorupski ENLIGHTENMENT AND ROMANTICISM IN MILL’S PHILOSOPHY Mill’s importance as one of the major figures of nineteenth century politics and culture, and the current interest in him as a moral and political… …

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