Month: September 2014

September 26, 2014 Brendan Clarke

This is part of the (excellent) seminar series on Probabilities, Propensities, and Conditionals convened by Mauricio Suárez at the Institute of Philosophy. You can find more details at their website: http://philosophy.sas.ac.uk/about/ppc-seminar-donald-gillies-30-Sept 30 September 2014, 17:15 – 19:00 Objective Probability, and Conditional Reasoning Seminar: Room G34, Senate House, WC1 Causality, Propensity, and Simpson’s Paradox Donald Gillies (UCL)…

September 25, 2014 Federica Russo

A core idea behind EBM+ is evidential pluralism. This was formulated in the context of medicine by Russo and Williamson (2007) and further discussed by several authors (both to support – see for instance here – it and to criticise it – see for instance here). Clarke et al (2014) use the following formulation: In order…

September 19, 2014 Brendan Clarke

This is a question that came up while I was writing a talk about the difficulties that might be encountered when translating evidence policies from one context to another for my home department’s Annual Research Day a year or so ago. You can find a copy of the slides here.

September 19, 2014 Brendan Clarke

This is a question that came up while I was writing a talk about the difficulties that might be encountered when translating evidence policies from one context to another for my home department’s Annual Research Day a year or so ago. You can find a copy of the slides here. The plan was to say something about the way…

September 12, 2014 Phyllis Illari

Phyllis Illari & Federica Russo (eds.): Evidence and causality in the sciences. Special issue of Topoi, Volume 33, Issue 2, was published yesterday. It can be found here. The collection of paper examines how we gain evidence of causality in various sciences. Several papers examine evidence in medicine, including Barbara Osimani’s discussion of evidence of…