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Chance: Chance refers to the possibility of an event occurring, often expressed as a probability. - Likelihood pertains to the probability of a specific outcome given certain conditions, indicating the plausibility of that outcome within a given context. Also see Likelihood, Probability._____________ Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. | |||

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Richard Feynman on Chance - Dictionary of Arguments I 86 Chance/Feynman: Chance describes something like an assumption. Every physical theory is a kind of assumption. >Probability, >Probability laws, >Probability distribution, >Probability theory, >Likelihood. _____________ Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition. |
Feynman I Richard Feynman The Feynman Lectures on Physics. Vol. I, Mainly Mechanics, Radiation, and Heat, California Institute of Technology 1963 German Edition: Vorlesungen über Physik I München 2001 Feynman II R. Feynman The Character of Physical Law, Cambridge, MA/London 1967 German Edition: Vom Wesen physikalischer Gesetze München 1993 |