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)