Philosophical Theories of Probability

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Routledge, 10 set 2012 - 240 pagine
The Twentieth Century has seen a dramatic rise in the use of probability and statistics in almost all fields of research. This has stimulated many new philosophical ideas on probability.
Philosophical Theories of Probability is the first book to present a clear, comprehensive and systematic account of these various theories and to explain how they relate to one another. Gillies also offers a distinctive version of the propensity theory of probability, and the intersubjective interpretation, which develops the subjective theory.
 

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The interpretation of probabilities has broad impact in many areas of philosophy and science, but is studied by relatively few people who apply probability and statistics. I found the logical ... Leggi recensione completa

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some historical background
1
2 The classical theory
14
3 The logical theory
25
4 The subjective theory
50
5 The frequency theory
88
I general survey
113
II development of a particular version
137
8 Intersubjective probability and pluralist views of probability
169
differences between the natural and social sciences
187
Notes
206
References
212
Index
218
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