The Resource The taming of chance, Ian Hacking

The taming of chance, Ian Hacking

Label
The taming of chance
Title
The taming of chance
Statement of responsibility
Ian Hacking
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book combines detailed scientific historical research with characteristic philosophic breadth and verve
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hacking, Ian
Index
index present
LC call number
  • BD595
  • BC141
LC item number
.H33 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chance
  • Necessity (Philosophy)
  • Probabilité
  • Epistémologie
  • Hasard
  • Nécessité (Philosophie)
  • Hasard
  • Nécessité (Philosophie)
  • Chance
  • Necessity (Philosophy)
  • Noodzakelijkheid
  • Indeterminisme
  • Determinismus
  • Notwendigkeit
  • Zufall
  • Probabilidade (filosofia)
  • Filosofia
  • Chance
  • Nécessité
  • Determinismus
  • Notwendigkeit
  • Zufall
Label
The taming of chance, Ian Hacking
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The argument -- The doctrine of necessity -- Public amateurs, secret bureaucrats -- Bureaux -- The sweet despotism of reason -- The quantum of sickness -- The granary of science -- Suicide is a kind of madness -- The experimental basis of the philosophy of legislation -- Facts without authenticity, without detail, without control, and without value -- By what majority? -- The law of large numbers -- Regimental chests -- Society prepares the crimes -- The astronomical conception of society -- The mineralogical conception of society -- The most ancient nobility -- Cassirer's thesis -- The normal state -- As real as cosmic forces -- The autonomy of statistical law -- A chapter from Prussian statistics -- A universe of change
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780521388849
Lccn
89036411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)20013902
Label
The taming of chance, Ian Hacking
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 216-256) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The argument -- The doctrine of necessity -- Public amateurs, secret bureaucrats -- Bureaux -- The sweet despotism of reason -- The quantum of sickness -- The granary of science -- Suicide is a kind of madness -- The experimental basis of the philosophy of legislation -- Facts without authenticity, without detail, without control, and without value -- By what majority? -- The law of large numbers -- Regimental chests -- Society prepares the crimes -- The astronomical conception of society -- The mineralogical conception of society -- The most ancient nobility -- Cassirer's thesis -- The normal state -- As real as cosmic forces -- The autonomy of statistical law -- A chapter from Prussian statistics -- A universe of change
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780521388849
Lccn
89036411
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)20013902

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