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Philosophical introduction to probability

by Maria Carla Galavotti

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Published by CSLI Publications in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Probabilities

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 239-259) and index

    StatementMaria Carla Galavotti
    SeriesCSLI lecture notes -- no. 167
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC141 .G35 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 265 p. ;
    Number of Pages265
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17147807M
    ISBN 101575864908, 1575864894
    LC Control Number2005000367

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    An introduction to the philosophy of induction and probability. Oxford New York: Clarendon Press Oxford University Press. ISBN Eagle, Antony (). Philosophy of probability: contemporary readings. Abingdon, Oxon New York: Routledge. ISBN Gillies, Donald (). Philosophical theories of probability. London New. Take a look at Interpretations of Probability and the references therein for an introduction to how philosophers think about probability.

    The book also discusses more advanced topics you will not easily find in other introductory probability books. The more advanced topics include Kelly betting, random walks, and Brownian motion, Benford's law, and absorbing Markov chains for success runs. Another asset of the book is a great introduction to Bayesian inference. (FEP) of the Theoretical Philosophy (TP) group, which belongs to the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Groningen. PhD-dissertation of University of Groningen Title: Philosophy of Probability Author: S. Wenmackers ISBN: (ISBN printed version: ) Publisher: University of Groningen, The Netherlands.


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