The Probabilistic Revolution, Volume 2

The Probabilistic Revolution, Volume 2

Ideas in the Sciences

Edited by Lorenz Krüger, Gerd Gigerenzer and Mary S Morgan





ISBN: 9780262111195 480 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


$55.00 X ISBN: 9780262610636 480 pp. | 6 in x 9 in


Lorenz Krüger

Lorenz Krüger is a philosopher of science at Göttingen University.

Gerd Gigerenzer

Gerd Gigerenzer is Director Emeritus at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and the author of Calculated Risks, Gut Feelings, and Risk Savvy and the coeditor of Better Doctors, Better Patients, Better Decisions and Classification in the Wild (both published by the MIT Press). He has trained judges, physicians, and managers in decision-making and understanding risk.

Mary S Morgan

Mary S. Morgan is an economist at York University.


  • I can think of no other comparable work that comes even close to covering the same important material in the history of science and philosophy.

    Patrick Suppes

    Stanford University

  • These two volumes come close to the best that can be achieved on the topics and the period covered. They contain a mine of historical and philosophical material. You can dip in almost anywhere and be interested.