Reasoning from Evidence provides a comprehensive treatment of basic topics and problems. In addition, it includes elementary coverage of decision theory and topics related to the philosophy of science and statistics. Written in an extremely readable style, it covers areas of interest to students including the Dutch Book Theorem, the Law of Large Numbers, Pascal's Wager, and the Prisoner's Dilemma. And it is enriched with practical illustrations that make theoretical topics more accessible to students. For example, the probability calculus and expected value are explained by examples drawn from problems involving practical decisions that are applicable to students' own lives.
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Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023485337
Book Description Prentice Hall College Div, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023485337
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