There seems to be a significant gap in my 20th century philosophy of science, and it appears that E.T. Jaynes is the bloke who’s work will help me to fill it. Jaynes link between information theoretic and thermodynamic entropy is not uncontroversial.

Stand by for stream of consciousness: Liouville’s theorum, probability distribution, entropy, prediction, probabilistic forecast.

Washington University site on Jaynes
Wikipedia entry


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