Variation must be taken as random until there is positive evidence to the contrary.
Source: Theory of Probability, 1961, p.385
Contributed by: Zaady
There are some current 'theories' that, when divested of begged questions, reduce to the non-controversial statement, 'Here are some facts and there may be some relation between them.'
Source: Theory of Probability, 1961, p.391
A formal and consistent theory of inductive processes cannot represent the operation of every human mind in detail; it will represent an ideal mind, but it will help the actual mind to approximate that ideal.
Source: Theory of Probability, 1961, p.392
An observation, strictly, is only a sensation. Nobody means that we should reject everything but sensations. But as soon as we go beyond sensations we are making inferences.
Source: Theory of Probability, 1961, p.383
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