Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics and Philosophy in Historical Perspective (Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction and Decision Theory)

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This is the only book to chart the history and development of modern probability theory. It shows how in the first thirty years of this century probability theory became a mathematical science. The author also traces the development of probabilistic concepts and theories in statistical and quantum physics. There are chapters dealing with chance phenomena, and current major mathematical theories, together with their foundational and philosophical problems. Among the theorists whose work is treated at some length are Kolmogorov, von Mises and de Finetti.

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This is the only book to chart the history and development of modern probability theory. It shows how in the first thirty years of this century probability theory became a mathematical science. The author also traces the development of probabilistic concepts and theories in statistical and quantum physics. The principal audience for the book comprises philosophers and historians of science, mathematicians concerned with probability and statistics, and physicists.

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Jan von Plato is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Helsinki. He is the author of Creating Modern Probability (Cambridge University Press, 1994) and, with Sara Negri, Structural Proof Theory (Cambridge University Press, 2001) and Proof Analysis (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

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