Synthese

, Volume 191, Issue 6, pp 1051–1057 | Cite as

Infinitesimals are too small for countably infinite fair lotteries

Article

Abstract

We show that infinitesimal probabilities are much too small for modeling the individual outcome of a countably infinite fair lottery.

Keywords

Probability Infinity Infinitesimals Regularity 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyBaylor UniversityWacoUSA

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