Storia della Probabilità e della Statistica – Studi generali e comparativi

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Bibliografia

  • Actualité et universalité de la pensée scientifique d’Adolphe Quetelet. Actes du colloque organisé à l’occasion du bicentenaire de sa naissance (Bruxelles, Palais des Académies, 24-25 octobre 1996), Bruxelles, Académie Royale de Belgique, 1997.
  • Joëlle Affichard (dir.), Pour une histoire de la statistique: matériaux, Paris, Economica, 1987.  Indice
  • Michel Armatte, Histoire du modèle linéaire : formes et usages en statistique et économétrie jusqu’en 1945, thèse de doctorat, Paris, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 1995
  • José Maria Arribas Macho, Marc Barbut (dir.), Estadìstica y sociedad, Madrid, UNED ediciones, 2002.
  • Jean-Pierre Beaud, Jean-Guy Prévost (eds.), L’ère du chiffre: systèmes statistiques et traditions nationales / The Age of Numbers: Statistical Systems and National Traditions, Montréal, Presses de l’Université du Québec, 2000.
    J .-P. Beaud, J.-G. Prévost, Systèmes statistiques et traditions nationales / Statistical systems and national traditions (3-16); I. Hacking, Façonner les gens: le seuil de pauvreté (17-36); A. Desrosières, Histoire de la statistique : styles d’écriture et usages sociaux (37-57); J.-P. Beaud, J.-G. Prévost, L’expérience statistique canadienne (61-86); D.A. Worton, Robert H. Coats, architect of Canada’s national statistical system (87-104); M. Anderson, Buiding the American statistical system in the long 19th century (105-130); A. Blum, Tensions et contradictions du système statistique sovietique : de la Révolution à la Seconde Guerre mondiale (131-152); B. Touchelay, L’Insee, histoire d’une institution (153-188); M.-A. Gagnon, Les réseaux de l’internationalisme statistique, 1885-1914 (189-220); D.A. Holly, La Commission de statistique de l’ONU (221-248); B. Godin, S. Ratel, La construction des statistiques sur la science et la technologie (249-276); B. Curtis, The Buller Education Commission; or, the London Statistical Society comes to Canada, 1838-1842 (279-298); L. Schweber, Styles of statistical reasoning : the French liberal tradition reconsidered (299-324); S.T. Wargon, Demography and official statistics in Canada: the case of demolinguistics (325-356); C. Deblock, Le cycle des affaires et la prévision économique: les institutes de conjoncture et la méthode des ‘baromètres’ dans l’entre-deux-guerres (357-410); G. Dostaler, H. Jobin, Keynes, les probabilités et les statistiques: une relation complexe (411-430); M. Armatte, A. Desrosières, Méthode mathématiques et statistiques en économie: nouvelles questions sur d’anciennes querelles (431-482); T. Hentsch, Compter et conter: le dire de la statistique (483-486) ; T.M. Porter, Statistics in the history of social science (489-497)
  • Jean Paul Benzécri, Histoire et préhistoire de l’analyse des données, Paris, Dunod, 1982.
  • Peter L. Bernstein, Against the Gods: the remarkable story of risk, New York, Ny, Wiley, 1996.
  • Jean-Louis Besson (dir.), La cité des chiffres, ou l’illusion des statistiques, Paris, Éditions Autrement, 1992.
    J.-L. Besson, Les statistques: vraies ou fausses? (26-62); C. Barbeger, Délits et délinquence (70-76); M. Comte, Trois millions de chômeurs (86-99); D. Merllié, Le suicide: modes d’enregistrement (100-116); A. Fouquet, Les statistique dans le débat social (118-129); … ; A. Desrosières, Entre la science universelle et les traditions nationaux (146-159); M. Comte, Le flou et le dur : vers une crise de la statistique? (160-170); L. Thévenot, Des chiffres parlants: mesure statistique et jugement ordinaire () ; B. de Putois, Un pint de vue sur la terre (); J.-L. Besson, Ni excès d’honneur, ni cette indignité (222-225); (264).
  • Jean-Louis Besson, Lahsen Abdelmalki (dir.), L’observé statistique: sens et limites de la connaissance statistique dans les pays développés et en développement, Lyon, Presses Universitaires de Lyon, Ed. Toubkal, 1996
  • Loïc Blondiaux, La fabrique de l’opinion: une histoire sociale des sondages, Paris, Seuil, 1998.
  • Alain Blum, Alain Desrosières, Catherine Gousseff, Jacques Magaud (dir.), Compter l’autre, «Histoire et Mesure», 13, 1998/1-2.
    C.B. Loza, Juger les chiffres: statut des nombres et pratiques de comptage dans les dénombrements andins, 1542-1560 (13-38); C.Z. Guilmoto, Le texte statistique colonial: à propos des classifications sociales dans l’Inde britannique (39-58); R.R. Gervais, Contrôler, compter, comparer: la production et la gestion de l’information démographique en Haute-Volta avant 1960 (59-75); K. Kateb, La gestion statistique des populations dans l’empire colonial français: le cas de l’Algérie, 1830-1960 (77-112); P. Schor, Compter et classer par race: Hawaii, les Îles Vierges et le recensement américain, 1900-1940 (113-133); C. Behar, Qui compte? ‘Recensements’ et statistiques démographiques dans l’Empire ottoman, du XVIe au XXe siècle (135-146); G. Alleaume, Ph. Fargues, La naissance d’une statistique d’État: le recensement de 1848 en Égypte (147-193); M. Labbé, ‘Race’ et ‘nationalité’ dans les recensements du troisième Reich: de l’auto-declaration au diagnostic racial (195-223).
  • Alain Blum, France Guérin-Pace, Des lettres et des chiffres – Des tests d’intelligence à l’évaluation du « savoir lire », un siècle de polémique, Paris, Fayard, 2000.
  • Marcello Boldrini, Angiolo Maros Dell’Oro, Teorie e metodi della statistica, Milano, Giuffrè, 1965.
  • James Bonar, Theories of population from Raleigh to Arthur Young (1929), London, Frank Cass, 1966.
  • Joan F. Box, R.A. Fisher: the life of a scientist, New York, Ny, Wiley, 1978.
  • Eric Brian, La mesure de l’État: administrateurs et géomètres au XVIIIe siècle, Paris, Albin Michel, 1994.
  • Eric Brian (dir.), Eléments d’histoire des sciences sociales (XVIIIe-XXe siècles), «Revue de synthèse», 118, 1997/4.
    O. Martin, La mesure en psychologie de Binet à Thurstone, 1900-1930 (457-493); M. Renneville, Rationalité contextuelle et présupposé cognitif. Réflexion épistémologique sur le cas Lombroso (497-528);
  • Martin Bulmer, Kevin Bales, Kathryn K. Sklar (eds.), The social survey in historical perspective, 1880-1940, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1991.
    The social survey in historical perspective / Martin Bulmer, Kevin Bales and Kathryn Kish Sklar — The social survey in social perspective, 1830-1930 / Eileen Janes Yeo — Charles Booth’s survey of Life and labour of the people in London 1889-1903 / Kevin Bales — Hull-house maps and papers : social science as women’s work in the 1890s / Kathryn Kish Sklar — The place of social investigation, social theory and social work in the approach to late Victorian and Edwardian social problems: the case of Beatrice Webb and Helen Bosanquet / Jane Lewis — W.E.B. Du Bois as a social investigator : The Philadelphia negro 1899 / Martin Bulmer — Concepts of poverty in the British social surveys from Charles Booth to Arthur Bowley / E.P. Hennock. The part in relation to the whole : how to generalise? : the prehistory of representative sampling / Alain Desrosières — The Pittsburgh survey and the social survey movement : a sociological road not taken / Steven R. Cohen — The world of the academic quantifiers : the Columbia University family and its connections / Stephen P. Turner — The decline of the social survey movement and the rise of American empirical sociology / Martin Bulmer — The social survey in Germany before 1933 / Irmela Gorges — Anglo-American contacts in the development of research methods before 1945 / Jennifer Platt — The social survey in historical perspective : a governmental perspective / Roger Davidson — The dangers of castle building : surveying the social survey / Seth Koven
  • Stéphane Callens, Les maîtres de l’erreur: mesure et probabilité au XIXe siècle, París, Presses Universitaires de France, 1997.
  • Georges Canguilhem, The normal and the pathological, Boston, Ma, D. Reidel, 1978 (New York, Ny, Zone Books, 1989).
  • John Carson, The measure of merit: talents, intelligence, and inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750-1940, Princeton, Nj, Princeton University Press, 2006
  • Shoutir K. Chatterjee, Statistical thought: a perspective and history, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2003.
  • I. Bernard Cohen, The Triumph of Numbers: How Counting Shaped Modern Life, New York, Ny, W. W. Norton & Company, 2005.
  • David Coleman, Roger Schofield (eds.), The state of population theory. Forward from Malthus, London, Blackwell, 1986.
  • Andrew I. Dale, A history of inverse probability, from Thomas Bayes to Karl Pearson, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 1991.
  • Andrew I. Dale, Most honourable remembrance: the life and work of Thomas Bayes, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 2003.
  • Lorraine J. Daston, The classical probability in the Enlightment, Princeton, Nj, Princeton University Press, 1988.
  • Neil de Marchi, Christopher Gilbert (eds.), The history and methodology of econometrics, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1990.
  • Alain Desrosières, La politique des grands nombres.  Histoire de la raison statistique, Paris, La Découverte, 1993.The politics of large numbers, translation by C. Naish, Cambridge, Ma, Harvard University Press, 1998.
  • Alain Desrosières, Laurent Thévenot, Les catégories socio-professionnelles, Paris, La Découverte, 1988.
  • Paola Dessi, L’ordine e il caso: discussioni epistemologiche e logiche sulla probabilità da Laplace a Pierce, Bologna, Il Mulino, 1989.
  • Jean-Jacques. Droesbeke, Philippe Tassi, Histoire de la statistique, Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 1990.
  • G. Waldo Dunnington, Carl Friedrich Gauss, titan of science: a study of his life and work, New York, Ny, Hafner, 1955.
  • Jacques Dupâquier, Michel Dupâquier, Histoire de la démographie: la statistique de la population des origines à 1914, Paris, Librairie académique Perrin, 1985.
  • Churchill Eisenhart, The background and evolution of the method of the least squares, Ottawa, International Statistical Institute, 1963.
  • Roy J. Epstein, A history of econometrics, Amsterdam, North-Holland, 1987.
  • European Commission, Monographs of Official Statistics. Papers and proceedings of the colloquium on the history of business-cycle analysis, Luxembourg, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2003.
  • Brian Everitt, David C. Howell (eds.), Encyclopedia of Statistics in Behavioral Science, New York, Ny, Wiley, 2005.  Alcune voci.
  • Jacqueline Feldman, Gérard Lagneau, Benjamin Matalon (dir.), Moyenne, milieu, centre: histoires et usages, Paris, Éditions de l’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, 1991. E. Brian, Les moyennes à la Société de statistique de Paris, 1874-1885 (107-134); B. Monjardet, Éléments pour une histoire de la médiane métrique;
  • Derek W. Forrest, Francis Galton: the life and work of a Victorian genius, New York, Ny, Taplinger, 1974.
  • Tore Frängsmyr, Johan L. Heilbron, Tobin E. Rider (eds.), The quantifying spirit in the 18th century, Berkeley, Ca, University of California Press, 1990.
  • Gerd Gigerenzer, Zeno G. Swijtink, Theodore M. Porter, Lorraine Daston, John Beatty, Lorenz Kruger, The empire of chance: how probability changed science and everyday life, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1989.
  • Charles C. Gillispie, Pierre-Simon Laplace, 1749-1827: A Life in Exact Science, Princeton, Nj, Princeton University Press, 1997.
  • Herman H. Goldstine, A history of numerical analysis from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 1977.
  • Charles Gouraud, Histoire du calcul des probabilités depuis ses origines jusqu’à nos jours, Paris, Durand, 1848.
  • Ian Hacking, The Emergence of Probability, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1975 (2006, 2nd edition with new introduction). L’emergenza della probabilità: ricerca filosofica sulle origini delle idee di probabilità, induzione e inferenza statistica, trad. di M. Piccone, Milano, Il Saggiatore, 1987
  •  Ian Hacking, The Taming of Chance, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1990. Il caso domato, a cura di S. Morini, Milano, Il Saggiatore, 1994.
  • Ian Hacking, The social construction of what?, Cambridge, Ma, Harvard University Press, 1999.
  • Roger Hahn, Pierre Simon Laplace 1749–1827:A Determined Scientist, Cambridge, Ma – London, Harvard University Press, 2005.
  • Maurice Halbwachs, La théorie de l’homme moyen: essai sur Quetelet et la statistique morale, Paris, Alcan, 1912.
  • Anders Hald, A history of probability and statistics and their applications before 1750, New York, Ny, Wiley, 1990.
  • Anders Hald, A history of mathematical statistics, from 1750 to 1930, New York, Ny, Wiley, 1998.  Indice e bibliografia. Recensione.
  • Anders Hald, A history of parametric statistical inference from Bernoulli to Fisher, 1713-1935, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 2007.
  • Frank H. Hankins, Adolphe Quetelet as statistician, New York, Ny, Longmans, 1908 (New York, Ny, AMS Press, 1968).
  • Michael Heidelberger, Lorenz Kruger, Rosemarie Rheinwald (eds.), Probability since 1800: interdisciplinary studies of scientific development, Bielefeld, B. Kleine Verlag, 1983.
  • Johan L. Heilbron, Lars Magnusson, Björn Wittrock (eds.), The rise of social sciences, Dordrecht, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998 («Sociology of the sciences: an international yearbook», 1998).
    E. Brian, Mathematics, administrative reform  and social science in France at the end of the 18th century (207-224);
  • Johan Heilbron, Remi Lenoir, Gisèle Sapiro (dir.), Pour une histoire des sciences sociales. Hommage à Pierre Bourdieu, coll. Pascale Pargamin, Paris, Fayard, 2004.
  • Chris C. Heyde, Eugene Seneta, Irenée Jules Bienaymé: statistical theory anticipated, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 1977.
  • Chris C. Heyde, Eugene Seneta, Statisticians of the Centuries, New York, Ny, Springer Verlag, 2001.
  • Robert A. Horvàth, Quetelet et la statistique de son époque: essais choisis en l’honneur de Quetelet à l’occasion du centenaire de sa mort, Szeged, Szegedi Jozsef Attila Tudomanyegyetem Allam-es Jogtudomanyi Kara, 1976.
  • Marc Hufty (ed.), La pensée comptable: État, néolibéralisme, nouvelle gestion publique, Paris, PUF, 1998.
  • Norman L. Johnson, Samuel Kotz (eds.), Leading personalities in statistical sciences, from the seventeenth century to the present, New York, Ny, Wiley, 1997.
  • Gérard Jorland, Annick Opinel. George Weisz (eds.), Body counts: medical quantification in historical and sociological perspectives, Montreal-Kingston, McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2005.   Indice e anteprima.
  • Bernard Kalaora, Antoine Savoye, Les inventeurs oubliés. Le Play et ses continuateurs aux origines des sciences sociales, Seyssel, Champ Vallon, 1989.   Indice e anteprima.
  • Maurice G. Kendall, Robin L. Plackett (eds.), Studies in the History of Statistics and Probability, London-High Wycombe, Ch. Griffin & C., 1977, vol. II.
    S.M. Stigler, Laplace, Fisher, and the discovery of the concept of sufficiency (); S.M. Stigler, Simon Newcomb, Percy Daniell, and the history of robust estimation, 1885-1920 (); O.B. Sheynin, Daniel Bernoulli’s work on probability (); …; M.G. Kendall, Measurement in the study of society (35-49); M.G. Kendall, The early history of index numbers (51-62); R.H. Daw, E.S. Pearson, Abraham De Moivre’s 1733 derivation of the normal curve: a bibliographical note (63-66); H.L. Seal, The historical development of the use of generating functions in probability theory (67-86); C. Eisenhart, Boscovich and the combination of observations (88-100); ; P.J. Fitzpatrick, Leading British statisticians of the nineteenth century (180-212); P.F. Lazarsfeld, Notes on the history of quantification in sociology – trends, sources and problems (213-?); ; R.L. Plackett, The discovery of the method of the least squares (279-292); H.O. Lancasrer, Development of the notion of statistical dependence (293-309); S.G. Brush, A history of random processes. I. Brownian movement from Brown to Perrin (347-382);
  • David I. Kertzer, Dominique Arel (eds.), Census and identity: the politics of race, ethnicity, and language in national Censuses, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
    D.I. Kertzer, D. Arel, Censuses, identity formation, and the struggle for political power (1-42); M. Nobles, Racial categorization and Censuses (43-70); C. Goldscheider, Ethnic categorizations in Censuses: comparative observations from Israel, Canada and the United States (71-91); D. Arel, Language categories in Censuses: backward- or forward-looking? (92-120); A. Blum, Resistance to identity categorization in France (121-147); P. Uvin, On counting, categorizing, and violence in Burundi and Rwanda (148-175); D. Abramson, Identity counts: the Soviet legacy and the Census in Uzbekistan (176-200).
  • Judy L. Klein, Statistical visions in time. A history of time series analysis, 1662-1938, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1997.
  • Judy L. Klein, Mary S. Morgan (eds.), The age of economic measurement, Durham, Nc, Duke University Press, 2001.
  • Joseph Koren (ed.), The History of Statistics. Their Development and Progress in Many Countries, New York, Ny, Macmillan, 1918 (New York, Ny, Bart Franklin, 1970).
    J. Lottin, The history and development of statistics in Belgium (125-175); J. Cummings, Statistical work of the Federal Government of the United States (); F. Faure, The development and progress of statistics in France ();
  • Samuel Kotz, Norman L. Johnson (eds.), Encyclopedia of statistical sciences, ??, ??, 1983?.
  • William Kruskal, Judith Tanur (eds.), Encyclopedia of statistics, New York, Free Press, 1978.
  • Gérard Leclerc, L’observation de l’homme: une histoire des enquêtes sociales, Paris, Seuil, 1979.
  • Jacques Lottin, Quetelet, statisticien et sociologue, Paris, Alcan; Louvain, Institut Supérieur de Philosophie, 1912.
  • Jacques Mairesse, Suzanne Thave (dir.), Pour une histoire de la statistique: contributions, Paris, Insee, 1977 (Paris, Economica, 1987).
    M. Dupâquier, quelques étapes dans le développement des publications démographiques au XIXe siècle (111-119); A. Desrosières, Eléments pour une histoire des nomenclatures socio-professionnelles (155-229); ; J. Hook, D’Aristote à Adam Smith: quelques étapes de la statistique allemande entre le XVIIme et le XIXme siècle (477-491); F. Bedarida, Statistique et société en Angleterre au XIXe siècle; T.J. Markovitch, Statistiques industrielles et systèmes politiques;
  • Jacques Mairesse (dir.), Estimations et sondages. Cinq contributions à l’histoire de la statistique, Paris, Economica, 1988.
    B. Bru, Estimations laplaciennes. Un example: la recherche de la population d’un grand Empire, 1785-1812 (7-46); ; A. Desrosières, La partie pour le tout: comment généraliser? La préhistoire de la contrainte de représentativité (97-116);
  • Leonid E. Maistrov, Probability theory: a historical sketch, New York, Ny, Academic Press, 1974.
  • Angiolo Maros Dell’Oro, Storia del metodo statistico, Milano, Giuffré, 1976.
  • Mary S. Morgan, The history of econometric ideas, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 1990.
  • James W. Nixon, A history of the International Statistical Institute, 1885-1960, The Hague, International Statistical Institute, 1960.
  • Luca Orbetello, John Locke e Port-Royal: il problema della probabilità, Genova, Grafica Bi.Esse, 1964.
  • Hernàn Otero (éd.), Historia y estadìstica, «Anuario IEHS», 14/1999.
    E. Brian, Del buen observador al estadìstico del Estado: la mundializaciòn de las cifras (15-21); H. Gonzàlez Bollo, Génesis y funciones de los manuales estadìsticos y geogràficos, 1852-1876 (23-42); H. Otero, Demografìa polìtica y ideologìa estadìstica en la estadìstica censal argentina, 1869-1914 (43-70); J.-P. Beaud, J.-G. Prévost, La experiencia estadìstica canadiense (71-91); A. Desrosières, Del trabajo al consumo: la evoluciòn de los usos de las encuestas sobre el presupuesto de las familias (93-123).
  • Johannes Overbeek, History of population theories, Rotterdam, Rotterdam University Press, 1974.
  • Donald B. Owen (ed.), On the history of statistics and probability, New York, Ny – Basel, Dekker, 1976.
    M.H. Hansen, W.G. Madow, Some important events in the historical development of sample surveys;
  • Gilles Palsky, Des chiffres et des cartes: la cartographie quantitative au XIXe siècle, Paris, Comité des travaux historiques et scientificques, 1996.
  • Karl Pearson, The history of statistics in the 17th and 18th centuries, against the changing background of intellectual, scientific and religious thought, edited by E. Pearson, London, Griffin, 1978.
  • Egon S. Pearson, Maurice G. Kendall (eds.), Studies in the history of statistics and probability, London, Charles Griffin, 1970, vol. I
    M.G. Kendall, The beginnings of a probability calculus (19-34); M.G. Kendall, Where shall the history of statistics begin? (45-46); M. Greenwood, Medical statistics from Graunt to Farr (?-120); R.L. Plackett, The principle of the arithmetic mean (121-130); ; M.G. Kendall, Daniel Bernoulli on maximum likelihood (155-172); E. Royston, A note on the history of the graphical representation of data (173-181); M.G. Kendall, Thomas Young on coincidences (183-184); K. Pearson, Notes on the history of correlation (185-205); H.L. Seal, The historical development of the Gauss linear model (207-230); O.B. Sheynin, On the early history of the law of large numbers (231-239); ; M.G. Kendall, Issac Todhunter’s history of the mathematical theory of probability (253-254); M.G. Kendall, Francis Ysidro Edgeworth, 1845-1926 (257-263); K. Pearson, Walter Frank Raphael Weldon, 1860-1906 (265-322); E.S. Pearson, Some incidents in the early history of biometry and statistics, 1890-94 (323-338); E.S. Pearson, Some reflexions on continuity in the development of mathematical statistics, 1885-1920 (339-353); ; M.G. Kendall, George Udny Yule, 1871-1951 (418-426); Y. Poh Seng, Historical Survey of the Development of Sampling Theory and Practice (440-457);
  • Theodore M. Porter, The Rise of Statistical Thinking.  1820-1900, Princeton, Nj,  Princeton University Press, 1986.
  • Le origini del moderno pensiero statistico (1820-1900), a cura di G. Alleva ed E. Lombardo, Firenze, La Nuova Italia, 1993.
  • Theodore M. Porter, Trust in numbers: the pursuit of objectivity in science and public life, Princeton, Nj, Princeton University Press, 1995.
  • Theodore M. Porter, Karl Pearson: the scientific life in a statistical age, Princeton, Nj, Princeton University Press, 2004.   Indice e anteprima. Recensione
  • Theodore M. Porter, Dorothy Ross (eds.), The Cambridge History of Science, vol. 7, Modern Social Sciences, Cambridge – New York – Melbourne, Cambridge University Press, 2003.
  • Mary Poovey, A history of the modern fact: problems of knowledge in the sciences of wealth and society, Chicago, Il, Chicago University Press, 1998.
  • The probabilistic revolution, Cambridge, Ma, MIT Press, 2 vols.I.
    I. Ideas in history (L. J. Daston, M. Heidelberger, L. Krüger eds., 1986):

    T S Kuhn, What are scientific revolutions?; I B Cohen, Scientific revolutions, revolutions in science, and a probabilistic revolution 1800-1930; I Hacking, Was there a probabilistic revolution 1800-1930; L Krüger, The slow rise of probabilism: Philosophical arguments in the nineteenth century; A Kamiah, The decline of the Laplacian theory of probability: A study of Stumpf, von Kries, and Meinong; M Heidelberger, Fechner’s indeterminism: From freedom to laws of chance; G Jorland, The Saint Petersburg Paradox 1713-1937; I Schneider, Laplace and thereafter: The status of probability calculus in the nineteenth century; E Knobloch, Emile Borel as a probabilist; L J Daston, The domestication of risk: mathematical probability and insurance 1650-1830; Z G Swijtink, The objectification of observation: Measurement and statistical methods in the nineteenth century; S M Stigler, The measurement of uncertainty in nineteenth-century social science; L J Daston, Rational individuals versus laws of society: From probability to statistics; M-N Bourget, Décrire, compter, calculer: The debate over statistics during the Napoleonic period; B-P Lécuyer, Probability in vital and social statistics: Quetelet, Farr, and the Bertillons; K H Metz, Paupers and numbers: The statistical argument for social reform in Britain during the period of industrialization; T M Porter, Lawless society: Social science and the reinterpretation of statistics in Germany, 1830-1880; I Hacking, Prussian numbers 1860-1882; M N Wise, How do sums count? On the cultural origins of statistical causality I Ideas in the science (G. Gigerenzer, L. Krüger, M.S. Morgan eds., 1990):G Gigerenzer, The probabilistic revolution in psychology an overview; G Gigerenzer, Probabilistic thinking and the fight against subjectivity; K Danziger, Statistical method and the historical development of research practice in American Psychology; G Gigerenzer, Survival of the fittest probabilist: Brunswik, Thurstone, and the two disciplines of psychology; D J Murray, A perspective for viewing the integration of probability theory into psychology; A Oberschall, The two empirical roots of social theory and the probability revolution; M S Morgan, The probabilistic revolution in economics-an overview; C Ménard, Why was there no probabilistic revolution in economic thought?; R A Horváth, The rise of macroeconomic calculations in economic statistics; M S Morgan, Statistics without probability and Haavelmo’s revolutiokn in econometrics; W Coleman, Experimental physiology and statistical inference: The therepeutic trial in nineteenth-century Germany; J Beatty, The probabilistic revolution in evolutionary biology an overview; J Beatty, Dobzhansky and drift: facts, values, and chance in evolutionary biology; J R G Turner, Random genetic drift, R.A. Fisher, and the Oxford school of ecological genetics; B O Küppers, On the prior probability of the existence of life; L Krüger, The probabilistic revolution in physics an overview; J von Plato, Probabilistic physics the classical way; N Cartwright, Max Born and the reality of quantum probabilities; N Cartwright, Philosophical problems of quantum theory: The response of American physicists.
  • Nachum L. Rabinovitch, Probability and statistical inference in ancient and medieval Jewish literature, Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1973.
  • Adrian E. Raftery, Martin A. Tanner, Martin T. Wells, Statistics in the 21st century, Boca Raton, Fl, CRC Press; Alexandria, Va, American Statistical Association, 2002.
  • Nico Randeraad, Het onberekenbare Europa: macht en getal in de negentiende eeuw, Amsterdam, Wereldbibliotheek, 2006. Traduzione inglese in corso di stampa (Manchester University Press, 2009).
  • Mohammed Rassem, Justin Stagl (a cura di), Quellen und Abhandlungen zur Geschichte der Staaatbeschreibung und Statistik, Paderborn, Schoningh, 1980.
    I. Schneider, H. Klauke,; G. Lutz, (251-268); H. Beck, Geographie und Statistik. Die Lösung einer Polarität (269-276).
  • Francis Ronsin, Hervé Le Bras et Elisabeth Zucker-Rouvillois (coordonné par), Démographie et politique, Dijon, Études universitaires de Dijon, 1997.
  • Joël Sakarovitch (dir.), Contribution à l’histoire des probabilités. Numéro en hommage à Bernard Bru, «Mathématiques et sciences humaines», 2006/176.
  • David Salsburg, The Lady Tasting Tea. How Statistics Revolutionized Science in the Twentieth Century, New York, Ny, Freeman, 2001.
  • Libby Schweber, Disciplining Statistics. Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830-1885, Durham, Nc, Duke University Press, 2006.
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