A History Of The Mathematical Theory Of Probability
by I. Todhunter
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC 2007
Number of pages: 640
A thorough and standard work in the field. Isaac Todhunter (1820-1884) gave a close and carefully reasoned account of the difficulties involved and the solutions offered by each investigator. His studies and use of source materials were thorough and fully documented. His reputation rests on the contribution he made to the history of mathematics.
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