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Published: 05 November 2019

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190907419

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Chance in the World

A Humean Guide to Objective Chance

Carl Hoefer

Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Science

  • Offers a novel theory of objective chance, one that is explicitly reductionist in character and metaphysically neutral
  • Presents a controversial thesis-that accounts of objective chance that invoke metaphysical primitives are meaningless
  • Draws on the disciplines of metaphysics, ontology, philosophy of science, and mathematics