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A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities


Author: Marquis De Laplace Pierre-Simon

Publisher: Cosimo Classics

Year Printed: 2007

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Pages: 196

Height: 8.5 inches

Width: 5.5 inches

Notes: Purple softcover

In this, his most famous work, Pierre-Simon, Marquis de Laplace lays out a system for reasoning based on probability. The single most famous piece introduced in this work is the rule of succession, which calculates the probability that a trial will be a success based on the number of times it has succeeded in the past.