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- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00
An introductory 2001 textbook on probability and induction written by a foremost philosopher of science. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2009; US$ 17.99
"Written by true experts. Informative yet so much fun to read!" Nassim Nicholas Taleb author of The Black Swan "Easy-to-digest and highly competent. If everyone were to read this book, the world would become a more enlightened place." Gerd Gigerenzer author of Gut Feelings: The Intelligence of the Unconsious Uneasy with how chance determines a... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 35.00
While the experimental sciences address statistical probability, philosophy looks at probability in a subjective sense as gradations of rational belief. Schurz develops a dualistic approach to combine these two notions. Drawing on Kant, he asserts that a subjective probability theory without statistical probability is blind, but statistical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 36.95
Probability: A Philosophical Introduction introduces and explains the principal concepts and applications of probability. It is intended for philosophers and others who want to understand probability as we all apply it in our working and everyday lives. The book is not a course in mathematical probability, of which it uses only the simplest results,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 78.95
Lack of ability to think probabilistically makes one prone to a variety of irrational fears and vulnerable to scams designed to exploit probabilistic naiveté, impairs decision making under uncertainty, facilitates the misinterpretation of statistical information, and precludes critical evaluation of likelihood claims. Cognition and Chance presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors? previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is the result of two preoccupations: how thought that is in the process of formation acts to assimilate those aspects of experience that cannot... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.95
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... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; Not Available
Bruno de Finetti (1906-1985) is known worldwide as the founder (together with F.P. Ramsey) of the modern personal probability. This book contains the transcription of a course on the foundations of probability given by him in 1979 in Rome. more...