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作者 Campe, Rüdiger, author
書名 Spiel der Wahrscheinlichkeit. English
The game of probability : literature and calculation from Pascal to Kleist / Rudiger Campe ; translated by Ellwood H. Wiggins, Jr
出版項 Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9780804768641 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804768658 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0804768641 (cloth : alk. paper)
080476865X (pbk. : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 文哲所  812.95 C193    在架上    30580002962541
 人文社會聯圖  PN744 .C3613 2012    在架上    30610020418414
說明 viii, 486 pages ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Cultural memory in the present
附註 "Originally published in German under the title Spiel der Wahrscheinlichkeit, Wallstein Verlag, Göttingen 2002."
Theology and the law : dice in the air -- Numbers and calculation in context : the game of decision / Pascal -- Writing the calculation of chances : justice and fair game / Christiaan Huygens -- Probability, a postscript to theory of chance : logic and contractual law / Arnauld, Leibniz, Pufendorf -- Probability applied : ancient topoi and the theory of games of chance / Jacob Bernoulli -- Continued proclamations : the law of logica probabilium / Leibniz -- Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, or the improbability of survival -- Numbers and tables in narration : jurists and clergymen and their bureaucratic hobbies -- Novels and tables : Defoe's A journal of the plague year; Schnabel's Die Insel Felsenburg -- The theory of probability and the form of the novel : Daniel Bernoulli on utility value, the anthropology of risk, and Gellert's epistolary fiction -- 'Improbable probability' : the theory of the novel and its trope; Fielding's Tom Jones and Wieland's Agathon -- The appearance of truth : logic, aesthetics, and experimentation / Lambert -- 'Probable' or 'plausible' : mathematical formula versus philosophical discourse / Kant -- Kleist's Improbable Veracities, or, a romantic ending
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-486)
主題 European literature -- 17th century -- History and criticism
European literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism
Probability in literature
Alt Author Wiggins, Ellwood H
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