A Fifteenth-Century Law of Large Numbers

@article{Rabinovitch1974AFL,
  title={A Fifteenth-Century Law of Large Numbers},
  author={N. L. Rabinovitch},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1974},
  volume={65},
  pages={229 - 238}
}
THE CORNERSTONE OF A RATIONAL CONCEPTION of the universe is the idea of natural law. Amidst the manifold and often conflicting changes constantly taking place, observant man early noticed certain regularities of rhythm or pattern and seized upon these as characteristic of nature's operations. It became the object of scientific enquiry to encompass more and more of the observed phenomena within a framework of explainable changes by searching for regularities where none had been noticed before… Expand

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