Volume 340 2008

Philosophical Lectures on Probability

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-8201-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-8202-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXII

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    Pages 1-14

    Introductory Lecture

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    Pages 15-26

    Decisions and Proper Scoring Rules

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    Pages 27-29

    Geometric Representation of Brier’s Rule

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    Pages 31-45

    Bayes’ Theorem

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    Pages 47-58

    Physical Probability and Complexity

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    Pages 59-67

    Stochastic Independence and Random Sequences

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    Pages 69-74

    Superstition and Frequentism

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    Pages 75-85

    Exchangeability

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    Pages 87-96

    Distributions

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    Pages 97-108

    The Concept of Mean

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    Pages 109-112

    Induction and Sample Randomization

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    Pages 113-126

    Complete Additivity and Zero Probabilities

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    Pages 127-136

    The Definitions of Probability

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    Pages 137-148

    The Gambler’s Fallacy

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    Pages 149-157

    “Facts” and “Events”

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    Pages 159-163

    “Facts” and “Events”: An Example

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    Pages 165-175

    Prevision, Random Quantities, and Trievents

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    Pages 177-184

    Désir André’s Argument

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    Pages 185-189

    Characteristic Functions

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 191-212