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The quantitative/qualitative watershed for rules of uncertain inference

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We chart the ways in which closure properties of consequence relations for uncertain inference take on different forms according to whether the relations are generated in a quantitative or a qualitative manner. Among the main themes are: the identification of watershed conditions between probabilistically and qualitatively sound rules; failsafe and classicality transforms of qualitatively sound rules; non-Horn conditions satisfied by probabilistic consequence; representation and completeness problems; and threshold-sensitive conditions such as `preface' and `lottery' rules.

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http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3361/1/The_quantitative-qualitative_watershed_for_rules_%28LSERO%29.pdf

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