Probability In Literature Books
Books con argomento Probability In Literature
The Improbability of Othello
Altman Joel B.
edizioni Univ of Chicago Pr collana Univ of Chicago Pr (Hardcover) , 2010
Shakespeare's dramatis personae exist in a world of supposition, struggling to connect knowledge that cannot be had, judgments that must be made, and actions that need to be taken. For them, probability—what they and others might be persuaded to believe—governs human affairs, not certainty. Yet negotiating the space...
The Game of Probability
Wiggins Ellwood H. Jr. (TRN)
edizioni Stanford Univ Pr collana Stanford Univ Pr (Paperback)
There exist literary histories of probability and scientific histories of probability, but it has generally been thought that the two did not meet. Campe begs to differ. Mathematical probability, he argues, took over the role of the old probability of poets, orators, and logicians, albeit in scientific terms. Indeed,...