## See also

Principle of Insufficient Reason,

Probability Space,

Random
Distribution,

Random Number,

Random
Variate,

State Space,

Variate
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Doob, J. L. "The Development of Rigor in Mathematical Probability (1900-1950)." *Amer. Math. Monthly* **103**, 586-595, 1996.Evans,
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