The Probabilistic Revolution: Ideas in the Sciences

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This monumental work traces the rise, the transformation, and thediffusion of probabilistic and statistical thinking in the nineteenth and twentiethcenturies. The contributors - scientists, historians, and philosophers of sciencefrom eight countries make it possible for readers trained in many disciplines to seewhy the probabilistic revolution has been so complete and so successful.LorenzKrA?ger, and Michael Heidelberger are philosophers of science at GottingenUniversity. Lorraine J. Daston is a historian at Brandeis ...

The Probabilistic Revolution: Ideas in the Sciences 1990, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262610636

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