Month: May 2016

May 31, 2016 Phyllis Illari

I gave a talk last week at the New College of the Humanities in London. I was aiming for a general introduction to the work of the EBM+ project for a non-specialist audience. This is always an interesting challenge. So much of what philosophers of science do is based on very fine distinctions and disagreements,…

May 16, 2016 Jon Williamson

This was the title of a very nice workshop at Durham on 3rd May, hosted by Julian Reiss. The aim of the work discussed here was to develop, propagate and understand methods for evaluating multifarious evidence. Monika Schnitzer (Department of Economics, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich) discussed a variety of methods for evaluating public policies, each of…