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Landsman, Klaas

The Challenge of Chance

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Klaas Landsman, Ellen Wolde, Noortje Berg

2. Conceptual and Historical Reflections on Chance (and Related Concepts)
Christoph H. Lüthy, Carla Rita Palmerino

3. The Mathematical Foundations of Randomness
Sebastiaan A. Terwijn

4. Randomness and the Madness of Crowds
Utz Weitzel, Stephanie Rosenkranz

5. Randomness and the Games of Science
Jelle J. Goeman

6. The Fine-Tuning Argument: Exploring the Improbability of Our Existence
Klaas Landsman

7. Chance in the Hebrew Bible: Views in Job and Genesis 1
Ellen van Wolde

8. Happiness and Invulnerability from Chance: Western and Eastern Perspectives
Johannes M. M. H. Thijssen, David R. Loy

9. The Experience of Coincidence: An Integrated Psychological and Neurocognitive Perspective
Michiel Elk, Karl Friston, Harold Bekkering

10. When Chance Strikes: Random Mutational Events as a Cause of Birth Defects and Cancer
Han G. Brunner

11. Chance, Variation and the Nature of Causality in Ecological Communities
Hans Kroon, Eelke Jongejans

12. The Size of History: Coincidence, Counterfactuality and Questions of Scale in History
Olivier Hekster

13. Accidental Harm Under (Roman) Civil Law
Corjo Jansen

14. Taming Chaos. Chance and Variability in the Language Sciences
Roeland Hout, Pieter Muysken

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, History and Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Epistemology, Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Human Genetics

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The Frontiers Collection
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319263007
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-26298-7

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