## SELECTED PAPERS BY FRNCIS YSIDRO EDGEWORTH

#### Box File at NORTH ROOM QUARTO SF 0.4 EDG

References are given as in S M Stigler, *The History of Statistics:
The Measurement of Uncertainty before 1900*, Cambridge, MA: Belknap
Press of Harvard University Press 1986.

1877 New and Old Methods of Ethics, or "Physical Ethics" and
"Methods of Ethics", London: James Parker [NOT in the J B Morrell
Library].

1881 *Mathematical Psychics: An Essay on the Application of
Mathematics in the Moral Sciences*, London: C Kegan Paul, repr. New
York, NY: Augustus M Kelley [IN the J B Morrell Library at G 0.182 EDG].

1883a "The law of error", *Philosophical Magazine* (5th
series) **16**, 300-309.

1883b "The method of least squares", *Philosophical
Magazine* (5th series) **16**, 360-375.

1883c "On a method of ascertaining a change in the value of gold",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **46**, 714-718.

1884 Review of *Investigations in Currency and Finance* by W S
Jevons, *Academy* (1884 July 19), 38-39.

1885a "Observations and statistics: an essay on the theory of
errors of observation and the first principles of statistics",
*Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society*
**14**, 138-169. Abstracted in *Proceedings of the
Cambridge Philosophical Society* **5**, 310-312; corrigendum in
*Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society* **6**,
101-102.

1885b "Methods of statistics", *Jubilee Volume of the
Statistical Society*, 181-217.

1885c "On methods of ascertaining variations in the rate of births,
deaths and marriages", *Journal of the Royal Statistical
Society* **48**, 628-649. Abstracted in the *Report of the
British Association for the Advancement of Science* (1885), 1165-1166.

1885d "Calculus of probabilities applied to psychical research,
I", *Proceedings of the Society for Psychical Research*
**3**, 190-199.

1886a "Progressive means", *Journal of the Royal
Statistical Society* **49**, 469-475.

1886b "The law of error and the elimination of chance",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **21**, 308-324.

1886c "Problems in probabilities", *Philosophical Magazine*
(5th series) **22**, 371-384.

1887a "The empirical proof of the law of error",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **24**, 330-342.

1887b "On observations relating to several quantities",
*Hermathena* **6**, 279-285.

1887c *Metretike: or, The Method of Measuring Probability and
Utility*, London: Temple [NOT in the J B Morrell Library].

1887d "On discordant observations", *Philosophical
Magazine* (5th series) **23**, 364-375.

1888a "The mathematical theory of banking", *Journal of the
Royal Statistical Society* **51**, 113-127. Abstracted in
*Report of the British Association for the Advancement of
Science* (1886), 777-779.

1888b "The value of authority tested by experiment", *Mind*
**13**, 146-148.

1888c "The statistics of examinations", *Journal of the
Royal Statistical Society* **51**, 599-635.

1888d "Some new methods of measuring variation in general price",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **51**, 346-368.

1889 Review of *Natural Inheritance* by F Galton,
*Nature* **39**, 603-604.

1890 "The element of chance in competetive examinations",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **53**, 460-475
& 644-663. Abstracted in *Report of the British Association for
the Advancement of Science* (1890), 920.

1892a "Correlated averages", *Philosophical Magazine* (5th
series) **34**, 190-204.

1892b "The law of error and correlated averages",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **34**, 428-438 &
518-526.

1893a "A new method of treating correlated averages",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **35**, 63-64.

1893b "Exercises in the calculation of errors",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **36**, 98-111.

1893c "Note on the calculation of correlation between organs",
*Philosophical Magazine* (5th series) **36**, 350-351.

1893d "Statistical correlation between social phenomena",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **56**, 670-675.
Abstracted in the *Report of the British Association for the
Advancement of Science* (1893), 852-853.

1894a "Asymmetrical correlation between social phenomena",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **57**, 563-568.

1894b "The asymmetrical probability curve", *Proceedings of
the Royal Society of London* **56**, 271-272.

1895 "On some recent contributions to the theory of statistics",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **58**, 506-515.

1896a "Bemerkungen Über die Kritik meiner "Methoden der
Statistik" von Dr. v. Bortkiewitsch", *Jahrbücher für
Nationalökonomie und Statistik* (3rd series) **11**, 271-274.

1896b "Eine Erwiderung", *Jahrbücher fü'r
Nationalökonomie und Statistik* (3rd series) **12**, 838-845.

1896c "Supplementary notes on statistics", *Journal of the
Royal Statistical Society* **59**, 529-539.

1898 "Miscellaneous applications of the calculus of probabilities,
contd.", *Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **61**,
119-131.

1902 "Error, law of", in *Encyclopaedia Britannica* (10th
edn), Vol. **28** (supplement to 9th ed., Vol. **4**),
280-291.

1905 "The law of error", *Transactions of the Cambridge
Philosophical Society* **20**, 36-65 & 113-141.

1908-1909 "On the probable errors of frequency-constants",
*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society* **71**, 381-397,
499-512 & 651-678 and 72, 81-90.

1911 "Probability", in *Encyclopaedia Britannica* (11th
edn), Vol. **22**, 376-403.

1922 "The philosophy of chance", *Mind* **31**,
257-283.

1925 *Papers Relating to Political Economy*, vols 1-3,
London: Macmillan, repr. New York, NY: Burt Franklin [IN the J B
Morrell Library at G 0.4 EDG].
*Revised 4 July 2004*