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Evidence, inference and enquiry

Author: Philip Dawid; William Twining; Mimi Vasilaki
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 171
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scholars in diverse academic disciplines discuss the ways in which evidence is conceived, used, and manipulated in their own fields. They explore the possibilities for cross-disciplinary  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Dawid; William Twining; Mimi Vasilaki
ISBN: 9780197264843 0197264840
OCLC Number: 876656365
Description: XIV, 487 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword ; 1. Introduction ; 2. Classifying Forms and Combinations of Evidence: Necessary in a Science of Evidence ; 3. Disciplining the Disciplines ; 4. Moving Beyond Law: Interdisciplinarity and the Study of Evidence ; 5. Inference Networks: Bayes and Wigmore ; 6. Arguing about the Evidence: A Logical Approach ; 7. Thinking about Evidence ; 8. Rhetoric and Argumentation in Evidence-Based Policy Making ; 9. Generalisations and Evidential Reasoning ; 10. Of Inference Networks and Onto-Epistemology ; 11. A Theory of Evidence for Evidence-Based Policy ; 12. What the Ravens Really Teach Us: The Intrinsic Contextuality of Evidence ; 13. Critical Distance: Stabilizing Evidential Claims in Archaeology ; 14. In Praise of Randomisation ; 15. Believing the Evidence ; 16. What Would a Scientific Economics Look Like? ; 17. Reasonable Doubt: Uncertainty in Education, Science and Law
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 171
Responsibility: edited by Philip Dawid, William Twining and Mimi Vasilaki.

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I recommend reading the entire collection. * Sharon Crasnow, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews *

 
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