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21L.017 The Art of the Probable: Literature and Probability | Literature

21L.017 The Art of the Probable: Literature and Probability | Literature

<"The Art of the Probable" addresses the history of scientific ideas, in particular the emergence and development of mathematical probability. But it is neither meant to be a history of the exact sciences per se nor an annex to, say, the Course 6 curriculum in probability and statistics. Rather, our objective is to focus on the formal, thematic, and rhetorical features that imaginative literature shares with texts in the history of probability.... Show More

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