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Gelman on 'Gathering of philosophers and physicists unaware of modern reconciliation of Bayes and Popper'

I’m reblogging Gelman’s post today: “Gathering of philosophers and physicists unaware of modern reconciliation of Bayes and Popper”. I concur with Gelman’s arguments against all Bayesian “inductive support” philosophies, and welcome the… 569 more words

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Ownership, object history and endowment effect in 2 and 3 year olds - Gelman

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Gelman, S. a., Manczak, E. M., & Noles, N. S. (2012). The nonobvious basis of ownership: Preschool children trace the history and value of owned objects. 899 more words

Ownership

Can You change Your Bayesian prior? (ii)

This is one of the questions high on the “To Do” list I’ve been keeping for this blog.  The question grew out of discussions of “ 1,459 more words

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El matrimonio igualitario en Irlanda: una victoria que NO debe celebrarse

A mí no me alegra lo ocurrido en Irlanda el pasado sábado 23 de mayo. A pesar de ser gay y, aún más importante, un firme creyente en la igualdad y la protección de los grupos en situación de vulnerabilidad, creo que el referéndum celebrado en Irlanda, y que terminó por legalizar el matrimonio igualitario en ese país, sienta un grave y peligroso antecedente que pudiera convertirse en un obstáculo en la lucha por los derechos de las personas LGBTTTI en el mundo. 1,350 more words

Derechos Humanos

"Lice" -- a poem by Juan Gelman

Lice
by Juan Gelman
trans. Andres Rojas

If a poem’s rhythm
brings wine and rocks
the shadows and mom,
take from me my school-lice,
dad, 195 more words

Poetry

Gelman recognizes his error-statistical (Bayesian) foundations

From Gelman’s blog:

“In one of life’s horrible ironies, I wrote a paper “Why we (usually) don’t have to worry about multiple comparisons” but now I spend lots of time worrying about multiple comparisons”

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Deconstructing Andrew Gelman: “A Bayesian wants everybody else to be a non-Bayesian.”

At the start of our seminar, I said that “on weekends this spring (in connection with Phil 6334, but not limited to seminar participants) I will post some of my ‘ 2,203 more words

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