La valeur objective du calcul des probabilités selon Cournot

Thierry Martin 1
1 EA2274 - Logiques de l'agir
LdA - Logiques de l'Agir ( EA 2274)
Abstract : During the years 1930-1950, the argument opposing the partisans of the objectivistic interpretation of the probabilities and the supporters of its subjectivistic interpretation implies a principle of negligible probabilities (described by the authors as the principle of Cournot) in order to emphasize the objective meaning of the probabilities theory. The article first aims to demonstrate that, in fact, the principle identified by Cournot himself and which can be described as the principle of physical impossibility doesn't merge with what the authors will later call "principle of Cournot" ; and then to question its foundation and status in order to understand better the original manner in which Cournot endows the probability theory with its objective meaning.
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Thierry Martin. La valeur objective du calcul des probabilités selon Cournot. Mathématiques et Sciences Humaines, Centre de Mathématique Sociale et de statistique, EPHE, 1994, 127, pp.5-17. ⟨hal-00838067⟩

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