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By Maria Carla Galavotti

Not restricted to simply arithmetic, likelihood has a wealthy and arguable philosophical point. A Philosophical creation to Probability showcases lesser-known philosophical notions of likelihood and explores the controversy over their interpretations. Galavotti lines the background of chance and its mathematical homes after which discusses a variety of philosophical positions on chance, from the Pierre Simon de Laplace's “classical” interpretation of likelihood to the logical interpretation proposed by means of John Maynard Keynes. This e-book is a important source for college kids in philosophy and arithmetic and all readers drawn to notions of probability.

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