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The Emergence of Probability

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Historical records show that there was no real concept of probability in Europe before the mid 17th century, although the use of dice and other randomising objects was commonplace. This text presents a philosophical critique of early ideas about probability, induction, and statistical inference.

Item details

Author(s):
Hacking, Ian
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521685575
ISBN-13:
9780521685573
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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Historical records show that there was no real concept of probability in Europe before the mid 17th century, although the use of dice and other randomising objects was commonplace. This text presents a philosophical critique of early ideas about probability, induction, and statistical inference.

Author(s):
Hacking, Ian
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
2007
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0521685575
ISBN-13:
9780521685573
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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