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Title Evidence, inference and enquiry / edited by Philip Dawid, William Twining and Mimi Vasilaki.
Published Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2011.
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 Floor2  BC173 .E95 2011    IN LIBRARY
Description xiv, 487 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Proceedings of the British Academy ; 171
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 171.
Note Papers from an interdisciplinary meeting held by the British Academy in London in December, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Philip Dawid -- Classifying forms and combinations of evidence : necessary in a science of evidence / David Schum -- Disciplining the disciplines / Jason Davies -- Moving beyond law : interdisciplinarity and the study of evidence / William Twining -- Inference networks : Bayes and Wigmore / Philip Dawid, David Schum and Amanda Hepler -- Arguing about the evidence : a logical approach / John Fox -- Thinking about evidence / David Lagnado -- Generalisations and evidential reasoning / Terence J. Anderson -- Are there universal principles or forms of evidential inference? : of inference networks and onto-epistemology / Peter Tillers -- Rhetoric evidence and policymaking : a case study of priority setting in primary care / Jill Russell and Trisha Greenhalgh -- A theory of evidence for evidence-based policy / Nancy Cartwright and Jacob Stegenga -- In praise of randomisation : the importance of causality in medicine and its subversion by philosophers of science / David Colquhoun -- What the ravens really teach us : the intrinsic contextuality of evidence / Hasok Chang and Grant Fisher -- Critical distance : stabilising evidential claims in archaeology / Alison Wylie -- Believing the evidence / Jason Davies -- What would a scientific economics look like? / Michael Joffe -- Reasonable doubt : uncertainty in education, science and law / Tony Gardner-Medwin.
Subject Evidence -- Congresses.
Inference -- Congresses.
Related Names Dawid, Philip.
Twining, William, 1934-
Vasilaki, Mimi.
British Academy.
Alternate Title Evidence, inference and inquiry
ISBN 9780197264843
OCLC number 709682874