On the Definition of ‘Probability’

  • Paul Lorenzen
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Part of the The University of Western Ontario Series in Philosophy of Science book series (WONS, volume 44)

Abstract

When applying the theory of probability in statistics one usually spends little time considering definitions of the term “probability”. Only in the philosophy of science do we find an ongoing controversy about the concept of probability.

Keywords

Probability Field Ongoing Controversy Causal Knowledge Causal Independence Vague Convergence 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

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  • Paul Lorenzen

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