Bertrand’s Paradox

In this Wireless Philosophy video, Jonathan Weisberg (University of Toronto) explains Bertrand’s Paradox, a famous paradox in probability theory. Beginning with the square factory example, he’ll talk about how Bertrand’s Paradox reveals a puzzling problem for the principle of indifference and the implications of this paradox for scientific reasoning.

Associate Professor of Philosophy at University of Toronto

Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. Researching knowledge, probability, and decision-making. Indulging in programming and related nerdery.

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