Logic and Probability

  • Jens Erik Fenstad
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 149)


I have been asked to give a survey of the various connections between logic and probability. As I am included in the section on logic and its relation to other parts of mathematics I will not enter into a discussion of ‘inductive logic’ and the foundation of statistical inference, but restrict myself to questions more ‘mathematical’ in nature. However, an insight into the mathematical structure is a prerequisite for any sound philosophic discussion of the foundations of probability.


Brownian Motion Probability Function Formal Language Inductive Logic Recursion Theory 
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  • Jens Erik Fenstad
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OsloNorway

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