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Chance in Physics

Volume 574 of the series Lecture Notes in Physics pp 3-21

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Bayes, Boltzmann and Bohm: Probabilities in Physics

  • Jean BricmontAffiliated withPhysique Théorique, UCL

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Abstract

In this introductory essay I shall make some remarks on the role of probabilities in physics, and discuss some concrete examples illustrating Boltzmann’s explanation of approach to equilibrium.