The Annals of Probability

REVIEW OF "Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy in Historical Perspective. Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction, and Decision Theory" by Jan Von Plato

Glenn Shafer

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Source
Ann. Probab., Volume 26, Number 1 (1998), 416-424.

Dates
First available in Project Euclid: 31 May 2002

Permanent link to this document
https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aop/1022855427

Digital Object Identifier
doi:10.1214/aop/1022855427

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MR

Subjects
Primary: 01A60: 20th century
Secondary: 60-03: Historical (must also be assigned at least one classification number from Section 01) 60A05: Axioms; other general questions

Keywords
History of probability statistical physics foundations intuitionism

Citation

Shafer, Glenn. REVIEW OF "Creating Modern Probability: Its Mathematics, Physics, and Philosophy in Historical Perspective. Cambridge Studies in Probability, Induction, and Decision Theory" by Jan Von Plato. Ann. Probab. 26 (1998), no. 1, 416--424. doi:10.1214/aop/1022855427. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.aop/1022855427


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