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The Interface Between Statistics and Philosophy of Science
I. J. Good
Vol. 3, No. 4 (Nov., 1988), pp. 386-397
Published by: Institute of Mathematical Statistics
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/2245388
Page Count: 12
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Many points of contact between statistics and the philosophy of science are reviewed. Some of the topics mentioned are kinds of probability, weight of evidence (corroboration), tail probabilities (p-values), Bayes/non-Bayes compromises, "explicativity," induction and probabilistic causality.
Statistical Science © 1988 Institute of Mathematical Statistics