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The Resource The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900, Theodore M. Porter

The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900, Theodore M. Porter

Label
The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900
Title
The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900
Statement of responsibility
Theodore M. Porter
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1953-
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Porter, Theodore M.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Mathematical statistics
Label
The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900, Theodore M. Porter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The social calculus: Statistics as social science ; The laws that govern chaos ; From nature's urn to the insurance office -- The supreme law of unreason: The errors of art and nature ; Social law and natural science -- The science of uncertainty: Statistical law and human freedom ; Time's arrow and statistical uncertainty in physics and philosophy -- Polymathy and discipline: The mathematics of statistics ; The roots of biometrical statistics
Control code
ocm13158796
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780691024097
Lccn
85043306
Label
The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900, Theodore M. Porter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
The social calculus: Statistics as social science ; The laws that govern chaos ; From nature's urn to the insurance office -- The supreme law of unreason: The errors of art and nature ; Social law and natural science -- The science of uncertainty: Statistical law and human freedom ; Time's arrow and statistical uncertainty in physics and philosophy -- Polymathy and discipline: The mathematics of statistics ; The roots of biometrical statistics
Control code
ocm13158796
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 333 pages
Isbn
9780691024097
Lccn
85043306

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