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Philosophy and Probability, Childers, Timothy
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Author Name:    Childers, Timothy

Title:   Philosophy and Probability

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Oxford University Press 

ISBN Number:   0199661839 / 9780199661831

Seller ID:   ING9780199661831

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Probability is increasingly important for our understanding of the world. What is probability? How do we model it, and how do we use it? Timothy Childers presents a lively introduction to the foundations of probability and to philosophical issues it raises. He keeps technicalities to a minimum, and assumes no prior knowledge of the subject. He explains the main interpretations of probability--frequentist, propensity, classical, Bayesian, and objective Bayesian--and uses stimulating examples to bring the subject to life. All students of philosophy will benefit from an understanding of probability, and this is the book to provide it.



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