Author | Dale, Andrew I. author |
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Title | Philosophical Essay on Probabilities [electronic resource] / by Andrew I. Dale, Pierre-Simon Laplace |

Imprint | New York, NY : Springer New York, 1995 |

Connect to | http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4184-3 |

Descript | XVIII, 270 p. online resource |

CONTENT

Philosophical Essay on Probabilities -- On probability -- General principles of the probability calculus -- On expectation -- On analytical methods in the probability calculus -- Applications of the probability calculus -- On games of chance -- On unknown inequalities that may exist on between supposedly equal chances -- On laws of probability resulting from the indefinite repetition of events -- Application of the probability calculus to natural philosophy -- Application of the probability calculus to the moral sciences -- On the means of the results of a large number of observations -- On the probability of testimony -- On elections and decisions of assemblies -- On the probability of judicial decisions -- On tables of mortality and the mean duration of life, marriages and associations in general -- On the benefits of institutions that depend on the probability of events -- On illusions in the estimation of probabilities -- On various approaches to certainty -- Historical note on the probability calculus -- Notes

Mathematics
Probabilities
Mathematics
Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes