Foundations of Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, and Statistical Theories of Science: Volume III Foundations and Philosophy of Statistical Theories in the Physical Sciences

Foundations of Probability Theory, Statistical Inference, and Statistical Theories of Science: Volume III Foundations and Philosophy of Statistical Theories in the Physical Sciences

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1976)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789027706218
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/31/1975
Series: The Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1976
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

The Statistics of Non-Boolean Event Structures.- Possibility and Probability.- Some Remarks on Hamiltonian Systems and Quantum Mechanics.- The Possibility Structure of Physical Systems.- Quantum Mechanical Physical Quantities as Random Variables.- On the Interference of Probabilities.- Classical and Quantum Probability and Set Theory.- Discussion.- A Generalized Measure and Probability Theory for the Physical Sciences.- Discussion.- Quantum Logic, Convexity, and a Necker-Cube Experiment.- On the Applicability of the Probability Concept to Quantum Theory.- Discussion.- A Mathematical Setting for Inductive Reasoning.- Discussion.- Classical Statistical Mechanics Versus Quantal Statistical Thermodynamics: A Study in Contrasts.- Discussion.- A Semantic Analysis of Niels Bohr’s Philosophy of Quantum Theory.

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