As Locke says, the probable argument is “such as for the most part carries truth with it.” According to this, that real and sensible difference between one degree of probability and another, in which the meaning of the distinction lies, is that in the frequent employment of two different modes of inference, one will carry truth with it oftener than the other. ∗See Mr. De Moivre’s Doctrine of Chances, p. 243, &c. He has omitted the demonstration of his rules, but these have been supplied by Mr. Simpson at the conclusion of his treatise on The Nature and Laws of Chance. It was not hard to find out more about the communicator to the Royal Society indicated in the title. Title: Ghostscript wrapper for W:\essay.pdf Created Date: 2/27/2007 10:46:50 AM Dear Sir, Read Dec. 23, 1763. V�� N5m�b�g����A�bY}���d��=�� Essay towards Solving a Problem in the Doctrine of Chances, communicated by Price to the Royal Society. †See his Doctrine of Chances, p. 252, &c. 2. 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