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The Emergence of Probability: A Philosophical Study of Early Ideas about Probability, Induction and Statistical Inference

Ian Hacking
Publisher: 
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 
1984
Number of Pages: 
218
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
34.99
ISBN: 
0521318033
Category: 
Monograph
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 1. An absent family of ideas; 2. Duality; 3. Opinion; 4. Evidence; 5. Signs; 6. The first calculations; 7. The Roannez circle (1654); 8. The great decision (1658?); 9. The art of thinking (1662); 10. Probability and the law (1665); 11. Expectation (1657); 12. Political arithmetic (1662); 13. Annuities (1671); 14. Equipossibility (1678); 15. Inductive logic; 16. The art of conjecturing (1692[?] published 1713); 17. The first limit theorem; 18. Design; 19. Induction (1737); Bibliography; Index.

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