# The Theory of Probability

@article{JeffreysTheTO, title={The Theory of Probability}, author={Harold Sir Jeffreys}, journal={Nature}, volume={109}, pages={132-133} }

DR. KEYNES'S book is a searching analysis of the fundamental principles of the theory of probability and of the particular judgments involved in its application to concrete problems. He adopts the view that knowledge may be relevant to our rational belief of a proposition without amounting to complete proof or disproof of it, and treats the probability as a measure of this relevance. NO.Otherwise he does not attempt to define “probability,” regarding it as a concept intelligible without further…

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