The Necessity of History

  • Robert LerouxEmail author


Cournot’s concept of chance or contingency, which he developed initially in the Exposition de la théorie des chances et des probabilités, comes to the aid of his interpretation of the evolution of human societies, which he subjected to a detailed treatment in the Essai and then in the Traité.

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  1. 1.University of OttawaOttawaCanada

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