Synthese

, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 387–417 | Cite as

Ignorance, probability and rational choice

  • Isaac Levi
The Foundations Of Probability

Keywords

Rational Choice 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Isaac Levi
    • 1
  1. 1.Columbia UniversityUSA

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