The development of probability logic from leibniz to maccoll

History and Philosophy of Logic 9 (2):131-191 (1988)
The introduction has a brief statement, sufficient for the purpose of this paper, which describes in general terms the notion of probability logic on which the paper is based. Contributions made in the eighteenth century by Leibniz, Jacob Bernoulli and Lambert, and in the nineteenth century by Bolzano, De Morgan, Boole, Peirce and MacColl are critically examined from a contemporary point of view. Historicity is maintained by liberal quotations from the original sources accompanied by interpretive explanation. Concluding the paper is a summary
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories (categorize this paper)
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history Request removal from index
Download options
PhilPapers Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy on self-archival     Papers currently archived: 14,816
External links
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Bernard Bolzano (2001). Wissenschaftslehre. [REVIEW] Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale 2 (18):134-136.
Ian Hacking (1995). The Emergence of Probability. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.
Theodore Hailperin (1984). Probability Logic. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 25 (3):198-212.

View all 7 references

Citations of this work BETA
Theodore Hailperin (1991). Probability Logic in the Twentieth Century. History and Philosophy of Logic 12 (1):71-110.
Similar books and articles

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

26 ( #112,562 of 1,707,787 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

3 ( #205,420 of 1,707,787 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

Start a new thread
There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.