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Message posted on 11/06/2021

Philosophy of Statistics: Remote PhilStat Forum Meeting June 24 (Katrin Hohl)

Topic: Philosophy of Statistics (Phil Stat) Forum—June 24 Meeting

From: D. Mayo, Dept. of Philosophy, Virginia Tech

The next meeting of our monthly remote Phil Stat forum: The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties (link to website ) is on June 24* 15-16:45 London time; 10-11:45 a.m. New York City (Eastern time). The presenter will be:

Katrin Hohl(City University London)

*“*Have Covid-19 lockdowns led to an increase in domestic violence?

Drawing inferences from police administrative data”

You can find more information about this meeting, including the abstract, mini-bio, and readings on this meeting post

. If you’re interested in constructively engaging with us, please see the background information, goals, and directions for being included in this pdf . Please try to send the requested information 1 week prior to the meeting. (If you’ve previously attended one of our meetings, you will automatically be notified of the zoom link a few days before the meeting and shouldn’t reapply.)

*The Workshop—*The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties—whose cancellation in 2020 initiated this forum series, has been rescheduled for September 24-25, 2021 at the London School of Economics. (Link to Workshop post .)

Previous meetings, You can find a recording of our May 20 meeting with Jon Williamson on “Objective Bayesianism from a philosophical perspective” on this post . There are also two follow-up blogposts on the Error Statistics Philosophy blog (May 24 post

& May 30 post

).

Some reflections (by Mayo) on the meaning of “the statistical crises and their casualties” are in this post

on ErrorStatistics.com .

We would be very grateful if you informed people who might be interested. We have tried to avoid double posting and apologize for duplications.

We hope to see you on June 24.

Sincerely,

D. Mayo https://phil-stat-wars.com

***The forum, started in August, is beginning with participants of a workshop, The Statistics Wars and Their Casualties, that was to have been held at the London School of Economics last summer (and now will occur September 24-25, 2021). (Link to Workshop post .)


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