## An Objective Theory of ProbabilityThis reissue of D. A. Gillies highly influential work, first published in 1973, is a philosophical theory of probability which seeks to develop von Mises' views on the subject. In agreement with von Mises, the author regards probability theory as a mathematical science like mechanics or electrodynamics, and probability as an objective, measurable concept like force, mass or charge. On the other hand, Dr Gillies rejects von Mises' definition of probability in terms of limiting frequency and claims that probability should be taken as a primitive or undefined term in accordance with modern axiomatic approaches. |

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### Contents

Introduction | 1 |

THE SPECIAL SCIENCES IN GENERAL | 35 |

THE AXIOMATIC SUPERSTRUCTURE | 75 |

A FALSIFYING RULE FOR PROBABILITY STATEMENTS | 159 |

Explanation of Technical Terminology | 227 |