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Anti-realism in the philosophy of probability: Bruno de Finetti's subjectivism

  • Maria Carla Galavotti
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  • Maria Carla Galavotti
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  1. 1.Dipartimento di FilosofiaUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly

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