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Series II. Work in Probability (see also related material in series X), 1946-1970

See Also: Related Material in series X.

Subseries 1. Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability: Notes, Manuscripts, and Correspondence, 1946-1970

Scope and Content Notes:

Scope and Content Notes: Featured here are drafts, notes, and correspondence relating to Carnap’s “The Basic System of Inductive Logic,” but also material reflecting his overall editorial work for Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability together with Richard Jeffrey, and drafts by other contributing authors.


Box 19
Folder 1 Carnap & Bar-Hillel: "An Outline of a Theory of Semantic Information,” Ozalid Master Sheets, 1952
Folder 2 Notes for Typing Mss., 1946-1967
Folder 3 Notes for Printer and Proof Reading, 1946-1967
Folder 4 Undistributed Mimeo Copies of “Basic System,” 1970
Folder 5 "Basic Assumptions about Individuals, Attributes and Relations": Spare Sections and Pages
Folder 6 "Basic System § 6"
Folder 7 AS Notes (old), 1958-1966
Folder 8 "Basic System of Inductive Logic": Extra Pages (ditto)
Folder 9 Ms. AS: Terminology and Notation, 1959-1966
Folder 10 "Basic System of Inductive Logic": Section 18
Folder 11 "An Axiom System of Inductive Logic": Fifth (and Last) Part, §18 "Lambda-Families," 1964
Folder 12 BS: §17A
Folder 13 BS: §17 B & C
Folder 14 AS, §18, cont., pp. 406-448
Folder 15a "An Axiom System of Inductive Logic," Ditto Masters §18, pp. 406-450 (Item 1a), 1964
Folder 15b "An Axiom System of Inductive Logic," Ditto Masters, §18, pp. 406-450 (Item 1b), 1964
Folder 16 "An Axiom System of Inductive Logic," Ditto Masters, §18
Folder 17a BS Notes (2): Nicht für Ms! (Items 1-22), 1961-1970
Folder 17b BS Notes (2): Nicht für Ms! (Items 23-31), 1931-1970
Folder 18 Jeffery, Richard: Correspondence “Basic System,” 1969-1970
Folder 19 Gaifman, Haim: Correspondence Ms. Art. 5 “Application of de Finetti’s Theorem to Inductive Logic,” 1970
Folder 20 Correspondence with Jeffrey & Zachary on Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability, Vol. 1, 1969-1970
Folder 21 Inductive Logic and Rational Decisions: Article 1 "Decision Making," 1969
Folder 22a Ms. by Richard Jeffrey: “Probability Measures and Integrals,” Article 3 (Item 1a), 1970
Folder 22b Ms. by Richard Jeffrey: “Probability Measures and Integrals,” Article 3 (Item 1b), 1970
Folder 23 "Series of Predicates" VIII, 1960 and 1963
Folder 24 Fragmented Ms. Pages for "Basic System"
Folder 25 Series of Predicates IX, 1965-1969
Folder 26 Carnap: “Principle of Analogy in Two Families,” with Corrections by Peter Krauss, 1962
Folder 27a Basic System Notes Current (Items 1-25), 1960-1970
Folder 27b Basic System Notes Current (Items 26-45), 1959-1969
Folder 28 Ms. Jürgen Humburg: “The Principle of Instantial Relevance,” and Carnap “On Extensibility,” 1970
Folder 29 Jürgen Humburg: “The Principle of Instantial Relevance,” Article 4, and Carnap TS “On Extensibility: Some Further Remarks on the Jeffrey-Humburg Ms for Article 4,” 1970
Folder 30 Carnap: “Inductive Logic and Rational Decision,” 1969
Folder 31 Carnap:“Basic System,” Ditto Masters: §4 “Pure and Applied Inductive Logic,” 1969
Folder 32a Basic System Bibliography (Items 1-6), 1969-1970
Folder 32b Basic System Bibliography (Items 7-12), 1969-1970
Folder 33a Axiom System §18: Extra Sheets (Item 1)
Folder 33b Axiom System §18: Extra Sheets (Item 2)
Folder 34a Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 2. Individual Attributes (Item 1)
Folder 34b Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 3. Models and Propositions (Item 2)
Folder 34c Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 1. Basic Concepts and Basic Axioms (Items 3-6)
Folder 34d Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 4. Pure and Applied Inductive Logic (Item 7)
Folder 34e Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 14. Attribute Space (Item 8)
Folder 34f Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 15. Basic Regions in the Attribute Space (Item 9)
Folder 34g Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 16. The Analogy Influence (Item 10)
Folder 34h Mimeo Copy of Basic System: 17. The Eta-Function (Item 11)
Folder 35 Addresses for Basic System

Subseries 2. Basic System of Inductive Logic, Manuscript Drafts, 1968-1969

Scope and Content Notes:

Subseries 2 represents manuscript drafts for part 2 of Carnap’s work "Basic System of Inductive Logic," which was published posthumously in volume II of Studies in Inductive Logic and Probability in 1980, edited by Richard Jeffrey.


Box 20
Folder 1 §14 A, B, C “The Attribute Space; Distances and Width of Attributes," Ditto Master, 1968-1969
Folder 2 §15 “Basic Regions and Admissible Regions in the Attribute Space,” Ditto Master,
Folder 3 §16 “The Analogy Influence,” Ditto Master,
Folder 4 §17 A, B, C “The Eta Function,” Ditto Master,
Folder 5 §18 “Some Special Kinds of Families,” Ditto Master,
Folder 6a §1-4B, Ditto Master (Item 1a), 1968
Folder 6b §1-4B, Ditto Master (Item 1b), 1968
Folder 7a §5-9, Ditto Master (Item 1a)
Folder 7b §5-9, Ditto Master (Item 1b)
Folder 8 §10, 11 A, B, C, Ditto Master,
Folder 9 §12, 13, Ditto Master,
Folder 10 §14 “The Attribute Space; Distance and Widths of Attributes,” 1968
Folder 11 §15 "Basic Regions and Admissable Regions in the Attribute Space," 1969
Folder 12 §16 “The Analogy Influence,” 1969
Folder 13 §17 “The Eta Function,” (1970)
Folder 14 §18 “Some Special Kinds of Families,” 1970
Folder 15a §1-§4 "Basic Concepts and Basic Axioms" (Item 1a), 1959-1969
Folder 15b §1-§4 "Basic Concepts and Basic Axioms" (Item 1b), 1959-1969
Folder 16a §5 "Basic Assumptions about Individuals, Attributes, and Relations" (Item 1a), 1968
Folder 16b §5 "Basic Assumptions about Individuals, Attributes, and Relations" (Item 1b), 1968
Folder 16c §5 "Basic Assumptions about Individuals, Attributes, and Relations" (Item 1c), 1968
Folder 17a §10 "One Family of Attributes" (Item 1a), 1968
Folder 17b §10 "One Family of Attributes" (Item 1b), 1968
Folder 17c §12 "Representative Functions for C" (Item 1c), 1968
Folder 18 First Part, §1-13, Table of Content and Corrections, 1970
Folder 19 1A. "Basic Concepts," 1968
Folder 20 1B. "Basic Axioms," 1966
Folder 21 2A. "Monadic Predicate Languages," 1966-1970
Folder 22 2B. "Stronger Languages"
Folder 23 3A. "The Space of Models," 1966-1967
Folder 24 3B. "Propositions" 1966-1970
Folder 25 3C. "Sample Propositions and Random Variables"
Folder 26 4A. "The Distinction Between Pure and Applied Logic," 1969
Folder 27 4B. "Requirements for Primitive Attributes"
Folder 28 5. "Basic Assumptions about Individuals, Attributes and Relations"
Folder 29 6. "Sublanguages"
Folder 30 7. "Regular C-Functions"
Folder 31 8. "Coherent C-functions
Folder 32 9. "Symmetric C-functions
Folder 33 10. "One Family of Attributes
Folder 34 11A. MI-Functions
Folder 35 11B. "MI-Sequences"
Folder 36 11C. "MS- and MD-Functions
Folder 37 12. "Representative Functions for C
Folder 38 13. The Principle of Instantial Relevance
Folder 39 Basic System, Table of Content §13-17
Folder 40 14A. "The Color Space," 1968-1969
Folder 41 14B. "Distance and Width"
Folder 42 14C. "Several Families," 1968
Folder 43 15A. "Basic Regions," 1969
Folder 44 15B. "Admissible Regions"
Folder 45 16A. "Gamma- and Eta-Parameters"
Folder 46 16B. "Rules for the Eta-Parameter"
Folder 47 16C. "The Search for Principles of Analogy by Similarity"
Folder 48 17A. "The Eta-Function: General Considerations"
Folder 49 17B. "The Normal Function f," 1969-1970
Folder 50 17C. "The Proximity Influence"