Carrier lays out his case for Bayes's Theorem and its application to history remarkably well.
In truth there is very little more in the way of equations, and even then merely a mild extension of the forgoing.
You notice, off in the distance someone wearing pants, but you can't tell if it's male or female.
I am just finishing reading Richard Carrier’s two part magnus opus, Proving History and On the Historicity of Jesus. In the first book Dr. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
Given the emphasis on Dr. Carrier's "version" of Bayes' Theorem (BT) and the title of the book, addressing these foundations provide perhaps the best basis for evaluating... Read morePublished 11 days ago by LegionOnomaMoi
A very rigorous and detailed explanation of how to correctly apply statistics to evaluate historical claims is presented. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Brian L. Vant-hull
Carrier's YouTube work has got me intrigued. I am starting to look at the reviews. Of course, I need to buy and read his book for myself. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sam Mitchell
First there was the Drake "equation" silliness passing for science, beautifully refuted by Michael Crichton. Now, the misuse of Bayes Theorem is vogue. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pasca
I expected, as a former math major, that I would find the approach interesting. I didn't. Tedious writing didn't help. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Crawford Harris
An Interesting Thought Provoking Journey Through History!An examination of historicity! Dr. Carrier does a great job!Published 7 months ago by Prince of Peace