My PhilStat Alerts

Events, papers, discussions, and announcements relating to Philosophy of Statistics.


Summer Seminar in PhilStat: July 28-Aug 11, 2019.

12th MuST Conference & 3rd Workshop “Statistical Reasoning and Scientific Error”: July 1-4, 2019 (website). Munich Center for Mathematical Philosophy, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. Invited Speakers: Deborah Mayo (Virginia Tech), Regina Nuzzo (Gallaudet University), Miklós Rédei (London School of Economics) and Uri Simonsohn (Universitat Ramón Llull).

Calls for Papers/abstracts

European Journal of Philosophy of Science

Gelman’s blog (post on April 12, 2019): Reviews and Discussions of Mayo’s New Book Statistical Inference as Severe Testing: How to Get Beyond the Statistics Wars. 


Wasserstein and Lazar, “The ASA Statement on p values” (ASA I 2016).

Ronald L. Wasserstein, Allen L. Schirm, and Nicole A. Lazar, “Editorial: Moving to a World Beyond ‘p < 0.05’,” (ASA II 2019), Am. Statistician 73, Sup1: 1-19.

Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane,(2019). Comment: Retiring Statistical Significance. Nature 567: 305-7.

John P. A. Ioannidis, (2019). “Retiring statistical significance would give bias a free pass,”  Nature 567: 461.

John P. A. Ioannidis, (2019). The Importance of Predefined Rules and Prespecified Statistical Analyses:  “Do Not Abandon Statistical Significance,”JAMA. (Published online April 4, 2019).

New 2019 Guidelines by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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