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Index for Chapter XV

Of Probability

1. Probability is the appearance of agreement upon fallible proofs.
2. It is to supply our want of knowledge.
3. Being that which makes us presume things to be true, before we know them to be so.
4. The grounds of probability are two:
5. In this, all the arguments pro and con ought to be examined, before we come to a judgment.
6. Probable arguments capable of great variety.


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