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By Maria Carla Galavotti

ISBN-10: 1575864894

ISBN-13: 9781575864891

ISBN-10: 1575864908

ISBN-13: 9781575864907

Not constrained to purely arithmetic, likelihood has a wealthy and debatable philosophical element. A Philosophical creation to Probability showcases lesser-known philosophical notions of chance and explores the controversy over their interpretations. Galavotti lines the historical past of likelihood and its mathematical homes after which discusses a number of philosophical positions on chance, from the Pierre Simon de Laplace's “classical” interpretation of chance to the logical interpretation proposed through John Maynard Keynes. This booklet is a important source for college kids in philosophy and arithmetic and all readers drawn to notions of probability.

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