The Concept of Probability in the Mathematical Representation of Reality (Full Circle Series, Volume 3)
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The Concept of Probability in the Mathematical Representation of Reality (Full Circle Series, Volume 3)

by Hans Reichenbach
     
 

ISBN-10: 0812696093

ISBN-13: 9780812696097

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Open Court Publishing Company

The first English translation of Hans Reichenbach's lucid doctoral thesis sheds new light on how Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason was understood in some quarters at the time. The source of several themes in his still influential The Direction of Time, the thesis shows Reichenbach's early focus on the interdependence of physics, probability, and

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The first English translation of Hans Reichenbach's lucid doctoral thesis sheds new light on how Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason was understood in some quarters at the time. The source of several themes in his still influential The Direction of Time, the thesis shows Reichenbach's early focus on the interdependence of physics, probability, and epistemology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812696097
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Series:
Full Circle Series, #3
Edition description:
Translatio
Pages:
149
Product dimensions:
6.03(w) x 8.97(h) x 0.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements     xi
Introduction   Frederick Eberhardt   Clark Glymour     1
Notes on the Translation     1
Historical Background on the Dissertation     2
Dissertation     2
Influences on the Dissertation and Reichenbach's References     14
Reichenbach's 1927 Comments on his Dissertation     22
Reichenbach's Theory of Probability after the Dissertation     23
Contemporary Echoes     31
Epilogue     33
Bibliography     33
Die Bedeutung der Wahrscheinlichkeit fur die mathematische Darstellung der Wirklichkeit   Hans Reichenbach     38
Das Problem     38
Analyse spezieller Wahrscheinlichkeitsprobleme     58
Deduktion des Wahrscheinlichkeitsprinzips     104
Die Stellung der Wahrscheinlichkeitsurteile zur Wirklichkeit     130
Lebenslauf     148
The Concept of Probability in the Mathematical Representation of Reality   Hans Reichenbach     39
The Problem     39
Analysis of Special Problems in Probability     59
Deduction of the Principle of Probability     105
The Relation of Judgments of Probability to Reality     131
Resume     149
Bibliography     151
Index     153

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