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The history of statistics in the 17th and 18th centuries against the changing background of intellectual, scientific and religious thought. Lectures by Karl Pearson given at University College London during the academic sessions 1921-1933. (English) Zbl 0439.01006
London, High Wycombe: Charles Griffin & Company Ltd. XIX, 744 p. £7.50 (1978).

01A45 History of mathematics in the 17th century
01A50 History of mathematics in the 18th century
60-03 History of probability theory
62-03 History of statistics
85-03 History of astronomy and astrophysics