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This is not a technical term, and does not have a standard definition.
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'''Extraordinary evidence''' is [[evidence]] that turns an [[prior|a priori]] highly unlikely event into an a posteriori likely event.
  
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*[[Evidence]]
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*[[Belief update]]
  
==References==
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==Blog posts==
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*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/01/extraordinary_c.html Extraordinary Claims ARE Extraordinary Evidence] by [[Robin Hanson]]
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*[http://lesswrong.com/lw/gu/some_claims_are_just_too_extraordinary/ Some Claims Are Just Too Extraordinary] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
  
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| author      = Robin Hanson
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| year        = 2007
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| title      = When Do Extraordinary Claims Give Extraordinary Evidence?
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*[http://www.overcomingbias.com/2007/01/some_claims_are.html Some Claims Are Just Too Extraordinary] by [[Eliezer Yudkowsky]]
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| url        = http://hanson.gmu.edu/extraord.pdf
 
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Revision as of 02:16, 30 May 2009

Extraordinary evidence is evidence that turns an a priori highly unlikely event into an a posteriori likely event.

See also

Blog posts

External references