Interpreting Probability Controversies and Developments in the Early Twentieth Century

  title={Interpreting Probability Controversies and Developments in the Early Twentieth Century},
  author={D R Howie},
A catalog record for this book is available from the British Library. Interpreting probability : controversies and developments in the early twentieth century / David Howie. p. cm. – (Cambridge studies in probability, induction, and decision theory) Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents Acknowledgments page xi 1 Introduction 1 1.1 The meaning of probability 1 1.2 The history of probability 2 1.3 Scope of this book 4 1.4 Methods and argument 5 1.5 Synopsis and aims 11 2… CONTINUE READING


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