Month: July 2017

July 27, 2017 Brendan Clarke

Thanks to Richard Lehman’s blog this week, I’ve been reading a fascinating review of the advances made by EBM written by two of the co-founders of the movement. Both Benjamin Djulbegovic and Gordon Guyatt have made serious contributions to the growth of EBM, as they charmingly acknowledge in their declaration of interest section from their…

July 17, 2017 Charlie Norell

In any introductory course in philosophy of science we ask the question whether philosophy of science should be normative or descriptive. This question has a history of its own, which also influenced what has become the ‘mainstream’ in philosophy of science, and that marked a difference between philosophy of science on the one hand and…