# A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities

A Philosophical Essay on Probabilities is a work by Pierre-Simon Laplace on the mathematical theory of probability. The book consists of two parts, the first with five chapters and the second with thirteen. (Wikipedia).

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In this fifth lecture, James Conant continues to discuss and contrast Cartesian skepticism with Kantian skepticism, and does so by discussing the work of Hilary Putnam and John McDowell. In this series of lectures on varieties of philosophical skepticism, James Conant distinguishes betwee

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The Franke Visiting Fellow Lecture with Steven Meyer, Washington University "The Two Silos: Literature, Science, and Agents of Overlap in Twenty-first-century Science Studies" Steven Meyer teaches English and American literature and modern intellectual history at Washington University in

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Hannah Arendt on Thinking & the Political

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A course by Peter Millican from Oxford University. Course Description: Dr Peter Millican gives a series of lectures looking at Scottish 18th Century Philosopher David Hume and the first book of his Treatise of Human Nature. Taken from: https://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/series/introduction-david

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Introduction to Theory of Literature (ENGL 300) In this lecture on the postmodern psyche, Professor Paul Fry explores the work of Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari. and Slavoj Žižek. The notion of the "postmodern" is defined through the use of examples in the visual arts and architectu

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Programming is writing. A programmer's job is to express abstract ideas in a specific language - just like the poet, the essayist, and the composer. But while writers and composers spend years improving their style, many programmers think style stops with "two-space indentation". This need

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Digging into Data: Probability Review

An overview of the course and data science. To be viewed before the first class on February 3, 2014.

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