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Ian Hacking
| Editor: Cambridge University Press

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An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic

Ha scritto il 29/02/08

A very gentle, subtle, and slow history of and introduction to the basic notions and controversies of probability theory. I am always interested to hear what Hacking has to say, but I picked this particular book up to get some grasp on Bayesian
A very gentle, subtle, and slow history of and introduction to the basic notions and controversies of probability theory. I am always interested to hear what Hacking has to say, but I picked this particular book up to get some grasp on Bayesian school of probability. The intro to Bayes was short, but all I needed to get a footing. [return][return]Also, I can safely recommend this to non-mathy people since it bills itself as a undergrad philosophy textbook. It is almost too well-written, witty, and opinionated to be called a textbook, though.[return][return]A nit-pick: Hacking's footnote on the inverse gambler's fallacy that discusses it in the context of multiple-universe cosmology is either profound of misleading. It had me staring off in space for about thirty minutes. Go check out the original argument and some other philosophers' replies to it. I think Hacking may have been wrong, but the idea is still brilliant.
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