The Taming of Chance by Ian Hacking

"The Taming of Chance" delves into the evolution of the concept of probability and its societal implications. The book takes the reader through the historical progression of probability and statistics, illustrating how they have shaped and been shaped by societal norms. The author highlights the profound impact of this mathematical concept on various aspects of life, including law, science, and philosophy, and how it has fundamentally changed our perception of the world.

The 5047th greatest book of all time


Published
1990
Nationality
Canadian
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
264
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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