E.T. Jaynes Reviews of his books

 

(Compiled by Arnold Baise, updated Oct 2018)

 

Probability Theory: The Logic of Science (Published 2003)

 

1. Science, September 5, 2003, pages 1329-1330. Reviewed by Andrew H. Jaffe.

https://web.archive.org/web/20060521031228/http://astro.imperial.ac.uk:80/~jaffe/articles/Jaynes_science.pdf

2. SIAM News, 37(2), 2004. Reviewed by Terrence L. Fine.

http://archive.siam.org/pdf/news/86.pdf

 

3. SIAM News, 37(2), 2004. Reviewed by Persi Diaconis.

http://archive.siam.org/news/news.php?id=81

 

4. Law, Probability and Risk, 3, 243-246 (2004). Reviewed by Anthony J. M. Garrett.

http://lpr.oxfordjournals.org/content/3/3-4/243.full.pdf

5. Online review by Tommaso Toffoli:

http://arxiv.org/pdf/math/0410411v1.pdf

An abridged version of this review can be found in:

American Scientist, 92(2), 182-185 (2004).

http://web.archive.org/web/20110611210408/http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/honesty-in-inference

A letter from a reader concerning this review can be seen at:

http://web.archive.org/web/20081120115322/http://www.americanscientist.org/bookshelf/pub/a-letter-regarding-tommaso-toffolis-review-of-probability-theory-the-logic-of-science

 

6. Physics Today, 57(10), 76-77 (2004). Reviewed by Ralph Baierlein.

 

7. Foundations of Physics, 34(3), 533-536 (2004). Reviewed by W. T. Grandy, Jr.

http://www.etjaynesinfo.com/GrandyReview.pdf

 

8. Mathematical Intelligencer, 27(2), 83-85 (2005). Reviewed by James Franklin.

http://web.maths.unsw.edu.au/~jim/jaynesrev.pdf

 

9. Notices of the American Mathematical Society, 53(1), 33-42 (2006).

Reviewed by William G. Faris.

http://www.ams.org/notices/200601/rev-faris.pdf

 

 

E.T. Jaynes: Papers on Probability, Statistics and Statistical Physics

(Edited by R.D. Rosenkrantz, published 1983)

 

1. Foundations of Physics, 14(2), 1984. Reviewed by David Hestenes.

http://geocalc.clas.asu.edu/pdf/JaynesBKReview.pdf

 

2. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 36(2), 193-210 (1985).

Reviewed by D.A. Lavis and P.J. Milligan.

 

3. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 80, 771-772 (1985).

Reviewed by Carlos C. Rodriguez.

 

4. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series D, 39(1), 90-91 (1990).

Reviewed by B.D. Ripley.