tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post113550186877770922..comments2014-01-12T10:46:48.153-07:00Comments on The Geomblog: Diaconis lectures on the origins of probabilitySuresh Venkatasubramaniannoreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-1135620121267879632005-12-26T11:02:00.000-07:002005-12-26T11:02:00.000-07:00Indeed. I should have mentioned that another book ...Indeed. I should have mentioned that another book used on this class is by Ian Hacking, '<I>An Introduction to Probability and Inductive Logic</I> ' <BR/><BR/><A></A><A></A>Posted by<A><B> </B></A><A HREF="geomblog.blogspot.com" REL="nofollow" TITLE="">Suresh</A>Sureshhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15898357513326041822noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-6555947.post-1135585416405227262005-12-26T01:23:00.000-07:002005-12-26T01:23:00.000-07:00I'll take this as an excuse to plug a wonderful bo...I'll take this as an excuse to plug a wonderful book: Ian Hacking's "The Emergence of Probability". About how "high probability" used to mean "in the opinion of authorities", and what caused the mathematical framework to develop... Full of great insights and connections.<BR/><BR/>Rahul. <BR/><BR/><A></A><A></A>Posted by<A><B> </B></A>AnonymousAnonymousnoreply@blogger.com