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**Zeno Swijtink,Theodore Porter,Lorraine Daston,John Beatty,Lorenz Kruger,Gerd Gigerenzer**

- Author:Zeno Swijtink,Theodore Porter,Lorraine Daston,John Beatty,Lorenz Kruger,Gerd Gigerenzer
- ISBN:0521331153
- ISBN13:978-0521331159
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- Publisher:Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (April 28, 1989)
- Pages:360 pages
- Subcategory:Social Sciences
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How Probability Changed Science and Everyday Life. Gerd Gigerenzer, Zeno Swijtink, Theodore Porter, Lorraine Daston, John Beatty, and Lorenz Krüger. Cambridge University Press, New York, 1989. Message Subject (Your Name) has forwarded a page to you from Science. Message Body (Your Name) thought you would like to see this page from the Science web site. Your Personal Message.

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Gerd Gigerenzer, Zeno Swijtink, Theodore Porter. The Empire of Chance tells how quantitative ideas of chance transformed the natural and social sciences, as well as daily life over the last three centuries. A continuous narrative connects the earliest application of probability and statistics in gambling and insurance to the most recent forays into law, medicine, polling and baseball. Separate chapters explore the theoretical and methodological impact in biology, physics and psychology

However, its subtitle ‘How probability changed science and everyday . While commendable on one level, the detail and style of The Empire of Chance may deter casual readers.

However, its subtitle ‘How probability changed science and everyday life’ indicates more about its content than its title. Rather than describe or delimit chance’s current empire, the perspective is historical. By the 1960s probabilistic and statistical ideas were actually providing theories to explain the manner in which the mind functions, and ultimately ‘transformed. the idea of what an explanation is’. The penultimate chapter briefly outlines some contemporary applications and the final chapter surveys important recurring issues.

The Empire of Chance tells how quantitative ideas of chance transform. Er ist mit Lorraine Daston verheiratet. Gerd Gigerenzer ist ein deutscher Psychologe und seit 1997 Direktor der Abteilung „Adaptives Verhalten und Kognition und seit 2009 Direktor des Harding-Zentrum für Risikokompetenz, beide am Max-Planck-Institut für Bildungsforschung in Berlin. Gigerenzer arbeitet über begrenzte Rationalität, Heuristiken und einfache Entscheidungsbäume, das heißt über die Frage, wie man rationale Entscheidungen treffen kann, wenn Zeit und Information begrenzt und die Zukunft ungewiss ist (siehe auch Entscheidung unter Ungewissheit).

This book tells how quantitative ideas of chance have transformed the natural and social sciences as well as everyday life over the past three centuries. A continuous narrative connects the earliest application of probability and statistics in gambling and insurance to the most recent forays into law, medicine, polling, and baseball. Separate chapters explore the theoretical and methodological impact on biology, physics, and psychology

We analyze how probability and statistics transformed our ideas of nature .

We analyze how probability and statistics transformed our ideas of nature, mind, and society. Ch 1: Classical probabilities, 1660–1840. In 1662 the English tradesman John Graunt used the London bills of mortality to approximate a mortality table by assuming that roughly the same fraction of the population died each decade after the age of six.

The Empire of Chance tells how quantitative ideas of chance transformed the natural and social sciences, as well as daily life, in the last three centuries. It connects the earliest applications of probability and statistics in gambling and insurance to the most recent forays into law, medicine polling and baseball. See all Product description. This is a very readable introduction to the origins and purposes of the use of the probability calculus.

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