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PSA 1972 pp 137-149 | Cite as

Randomness

  • Henry E. Kyburg
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Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 20)

Abstract

Mr. Coffa’s admirable and lucid exposition of the history of mathematical randomness, leaves, to my mind, nothing to be desired. I am not sure whether, or how, its end result is of use to the theoretically minded statistician, but it is certainly interesting enough in its own right to need no excuse.

Keywords

Epistemic State Probabilistic Weight Definite Description Roulette Wheel Knowledge Situation 
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  1. 1.
    These questions turn out to be quite the right ones. For a careful, rich, and detailed analysis of various ways in which these questions may be construed, see Richard Montague, ‘Deterministic Theories’ in Decisions, Values, and Groups (ed. by Washburne), New York 1962, pp. 325–370.Google Scholar

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht-Holland 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry E. Kyburg
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  1. 1.The University of RochesterUSA

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