The Probabilistic Revolution: Ideas in the Sciences

The Probabilistic Revolution: Ideas in the Sciences

by Lorenz Kr?ger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0262610639

ISBN-13: 9780262610636

Pub. Date: 03/14/1990

Publisher: MIT Press

This monumental work traces the rise, the transformation, and the diffusion of probabilistic and statistical thinking in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors - scientists, historians, and philosophers of science from eight countries make it possible for readers trained in many disciplines to see why the probabilistic revolution has been so

Overview

This monumental work traces the rise, the transformation, and the diffusion of probabilistic and statistical thinking in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The contributors - scientists, historians, and philosophers of science from eight countries make it possible for readers trained in many disciplines to see why the probabilistic revolution has been so complete and so successful.Lorenz Kröger, and Michael Heidelberger are philosophers of science at Gottingen University. Lorraine J. Daston is a historian at Brandeis University. Gerd Gigerenzer is a psychologist at the University of Constance, and Mary S. Morgan is an economist at York University.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262610636
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/14/1990
Series:
Bradford Books Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.82(h) x 1.17(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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