A Philosophical Guide to Chance: Physical Probability

Cambridge University Press (2012)

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Toby Handfield
Monash University
Abstract
Contents: 1. The concept of chance; 2. The classical picture; 3. Ways the world might be; 4. Possibilities of thought; 5. Chance in phase space; 6. Possibilist theories of chance; 7. Actualist theories of chance; 8. Anti-realist theories of chance; 9. Chance in quantum physics; 10. Chance in branching worlds; 11. Time and evidence; 12. Debunking chance.
Keywords Chance  Probabilities  Temporal asymmetry  Humeanism  Everettian quantum mechanics  Statistical mechanics
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Call number BC141.H36 2012
ISBN(s) 9781107013780   110701378X  
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