Review: The Work of E. T. Jaynes on Probability, Statistics and Statistical Physics [Book Review]

An important contribution to the foundations of probability theory, statistics and statistical physics has been made by E. T. Jaynes. The recent publication of his collected works provides an appropriate opportunity to attempt an assessment of this contribution.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/36.2.193
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