Statistics as Science: Lonergan, McShane, and Popper

Patrick H. Byrne

Abstract


On this occasion of honouring the achievement of Philip McShane, I would like to recall his earliest and, in my judgment, most important work, Randomness, Statistics and Emergence. In particular, I will recall how that work situated Lonergans important breakthrough on statistical method in relation to the major currents of thought on the subject, many of which remain influential still today.


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statistics, Lonergan

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