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Bayes's theorem

Author: Richard Swinburne; British Academy.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press for the British Academy, 2005.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 113.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bayes's theorem is a tool for assessing how probable evidence makes some hypothesis. The papers in this volume consider the worth and applicability of the theorem. The author sets out the  Read more...

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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Swinburne; British Academy.
ISBN: 0197263410 9780197263419
OCLC Number: 60795123
Notes: Includes versions of papers given at a British Academy Symposium on Bayes's Theorem, on Saturday 10 March 2001.
Description: 149 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; Bayesianism - its scopes and limits ; Bayesianism in Statistics ; Bayes's Theorem and Weighing Evidence by Juries ; Bayes, Hume, Price, and Miracles ; Propensities May Satisfy Bayes's Theorem ; 'An Essay Towards Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances' by Thomas Bayes, presented to the Royal Society by Richard Price. Preceded by a historical introduction by G A Barnard.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 113.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Swinburne.

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