Philosophy in Science: Can Philosophers of Science Contribute to Science?
on November 13, 2-4 pm
This session revolves around the intriguing question: Can Philosophers of Science Contribute to Science? They’re calling it philosophy “in” science–when philosophical ministrations actually intervene in a science itself. This is the session I’ll be speaking in. I hope you will come to our session if you’re there–it’s hybrid, so you can’t see it through a remote link. But I’d like to hear what you think about this question–in the comments to this post. Continue reading →
The Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) is holding its biennial meeting (one year late)–live/hybrid/remote*–in November, 2021, and I plan to be there (first in-person meeting since Feb 2020). Some of the members from the 2019 Summer Seminar that I ran with Aris Spanos are in a Symposium:
Current Debates on Statistical Modeling and Inference
(co-author Mike Tamir, Berkeley) on November 13, 9 am-12:15 pm
Here are the members and talks (Link to session/abstracts):
- Aris Spanos (Virginia Tech): Self-Correction and Statistical Misspecification (co-author Deborah Mayo, Virginia Tech)
- Roubin Gong (Rutgers): Measuring Severity in Statistical Inference
- Riet van Bork (University of Amsterdam): Psychometric Models: Statistics and Interpretation (co-author Jan-Willem Romeijn, University of Groningen)
- Marcello di Bello (Lehman College CUNY): Is Algorithmic Fairness Possible?
- Elay Shech (Auburn University): Statistical Modeling, Mis-specification Testing, and Exploration (co-author Mike Tamir, Berkeley)
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