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Topic: Current Controversies in Phil Stat (LSE, Remote 15:00 – 17:00; Thursdays 21 May-18 June)
Main Text SIST: Statistical Inference as Severe Testing: How to Get Beyond the Statistics Wars CUP, 2018)*:
Slides for each meeting will be on individual meeting posts on this blog.
SIST*: Preface, Excursion 1
Recommended: Excursion 2 Tour II pp. 92-100
Optional: I will (try to) answer questions on demarcation of science, induction, falsification, Popper from Excursion 2 Tour II
SIST: Excursion 4 Tour II
Recommended (if time): Excursion 4 Tour I: The Myth of “The Myth of Objectivity”
-Amrhein, V., Greenland, S., & McShane, B., (2019). Comment: Retire Statistical Significance, Nature, 567: 305-308.
-Ioannidis J. (2019). “The Importance of Predefined Rules and Prespecified Statistical Analyses: Do Not Abandon Significance.” JAMA. 321(21): 2067–2068. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.4582
-Mayo, DG. (2019), P‐value thresholds: Forfeit at your peril. Eur J Clin Invest, 49: e13170. doi: 10.1111/eci.13170
VI. (June 25) BONUS MEETING: Power, shpower, severity, positive predictive value (diagnostic model) & a Continuation of The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties: [Meeting 6 Blog Post; Mayo Slides (PDF) & Hand Slides (recorded power point)]
There will also be a guest speaker: Professor David Hand: “Trustworthiness of statistical analysis” (abstract).
Recommended: What Ever Happened to Bayesian Foundations (Excursion 6 Tour I)
Information Items for SIST
-References: Captain’s Bibliography
-Summaries of 16 Tours (abstracts & keywords)
–Excerpts & Mementos on Error Statistics Philosophy Blog (I will link to items from excerpted proofs for interested blog followers as we proceed)
DELAYED: JUNE 19-20 Workshop: The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties