Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-16 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Praise for the First Edition "...a reference for everyone who is interested in knowing and handling uncertainty." —Journal of Applied Statistics The critically acclaimed First Edition of Understanding Uncertainty provided a study of uncertainty addressed to scholars in all fields, showing that uncertainty could be measured by probability, and that
Authors: Adrian Vermeule, John H Watson Professor of Law Adrian Vermeule
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Harvard University Press
In this book, Adrian Vermeule shows that any approach to legal interpretation rests on institutional and empirical premises about the capacities of judges and the systemic effects of their rulings. He argues that legal interpretation is above all an exercise in decisionmaking under severe empirical uncertainty.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-03-16 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book describes the classical axiomatic theories of decision under uncertainty, as well as critiques thereof and alternative theories. It focuses on the meaning of probability, discussing some definitions and surveying their scope of applicability. The behavioral definition of subjective probability serves as a way to present the classical theories,