# Probability theory: the logic of science

@article{Jaynes2005ProbabilityTT, title={Probability theory: the logic of science}, author={Edwin T. Jaynes}, journal={The Mathematical Intelligencer}, year={2005}, volume={27}, pages={83} }

This is a remarkable book by a remarkable scientist. E. T. Jaynes was a physicist, principally theoretical, who found himself driven to spend much of his life advocating, defending and developing a particular view of probability theory. His interest was triggered in the 1950s by the role of probability in quantum mechanics, the theory that supersedes Newton’s physics on subatomic scales. Quantum mechanics predicts certain things only probabilistically. The theory is a huge success—the…

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