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- The second part of the Laws of Thought contained a corresponding attempt to discover a general method in
**probabilities**, which should enable us from the given**probabilities**of any system of events to determine the consequent probability of any other event logically connected with the given events. - Viewed as a question in
**probabilities**, we calculate the chance that five hundred bodies revolving round the sun shall all be moving in the same direction. - In fact a little consideration of the theory of
**probabilities**will show it to be infinitely probable that such an object should really have some movement of rotation, no matter by what causes the nebula may have originated. - After all, it is only a question of
**probabilities**, and the difficulties of fitting a wife and child into the story seem to be very great, whether we conceive them left behind by Demetrius in Italy, or sent out of the country before him. - These new
**probabilities**open up considerable possibilities in research with regard to the relations of the early Minoans and other Aegeans with Syria and Egypt and the undoubted fact of the resemblances of Minoan on the one hand to Syrian and Egyptian religions and funerary practices, and on the other hand to those of the Etruscans.