Month: December 2016

December 19, 2016 Brendan Clarke

We’ve been thinking about possible responses to the EBM manifesto (EBMM) that was published after this year’s Evidence Live conference. We are enthusiastic about the manifesto as a way of improving the theory and practice of EBM. That said, we think that improvements are possible, particularly in making evidence more helpful in making clinical decisions,…

December 6, 2016 Charlie Norell

Generally speaking, pinpointing logical fallacies in argumentation is one of the most distinctive features of philosophical activity. Recently, the inappropriate use of evidence to support bold claims published in top-notch scientific journals has struck me.