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Applying Popper's Probability

  title={Applying Popper's Probability},
  author={Alan B. Whiting},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  • A. Whiting
  • Published 24 December 2014
  • Philosophy
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
Professor Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994) was one of the most influential philosophers of science of the twentieth century, best known for his doctrine of falsifiability. His axiomatic formulation of probability, however, is unknown to current scientists, though it is championed by several current philosophers of science as superior to the familiar version. Applying his system to problems identified by himself and his supporters, it is shown that it does not have some features he intended and does… 



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