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Fair infinite lotteries

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Abstract

This article discusses how the concept of a fair finite lottery can best be extended to denumerably infinite lotteries. Techniques and ideas from non-standard analysis are brought to bear on the problem.

Keywords

Foundations of probability Non-standard analysis Countable additivity Infinity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of PhilosophyUniversity of GroningenGroningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of BristolBristolUK

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