Presumption and Probability in Talmud

Hazakah indicates presumption and sometimes coincides with rabbah, or rubba, or rov which is the rule of the majority, or a type of frequentist probability.

There's an 11 volume work on hazakah by R. Jacob L. Kroch.


Kroch, Jacob Leib ben Shemaiah. Encyclopaedia Judaica. . (February 19, 2017).
J.L. Kroch, Hazakah Rabbah, 1 (1927), introduction by P.J. Kohn; J.L. Kroch, Halakhah Rabbah, 2 (1966), introduction by A. Krauss.

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