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Eells, Ellery

The Place of Probability in Science

Eells, Ellery - The Place of Probability in Science, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Objective Probability Theory Theory
Ellery Eells

2. Probabilistic Causality and Causal Generalizations
Daniel M. Hausman

3. The Possibility of Infinitesimal Chances
Martin Barrett

4. Probabilistic Metaphysics
James H. Fetzer

5. Chance and Necessity
Wolfgang Spohn

6. Evolutionary Theory and the Reality of Macro-Probabilities
Elliott Sober

7. Is Evolution An Optimizing Process?
James H. Fetzer

8. Propensity Trajectories, Preemption, and the Identity of Events
Ellery Eells

9. Miraculous Consilience of Quantum Mechanics
Malcolm R. Forster

10. Probability and Objectivity in Deterministic and Indeterministic Situations
James H. Fetzer

11. How Bayesian Confirmation Theory Handles the Paradox of the Ravens
Branden Fitelson, James Hawthorne

12. Learning to Network
Brian Skyrms, Robin Pemantle

13. Probabilities in Decision Rules
Paul Weirich

14. Propensities and Frequencies
James H. Fetzer

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Epistemology, Statistical Theory and Methods, Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Modern Philosophy

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Page amount
43 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789048136155

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