n Koers : Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers : Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap - Philosophical foundations of Statistics
The epistemology of statistical science, Mauritz Van Aarde : review

Volume 75, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0023-270X
  • E-ISSN: 2304-8557



This book is intended to be a contribution to the debate on the philosophical foundations of Statistics, a debate which has continued for more than a century and with many conflicting views. It has been said that the subject of Statistics suffers such strong divisions concerning its foundations because it is so close to the philosophy of knowledge. Indeed, Statistics is concerned with the very difficult and age old problem of obtaining valid knowledge from numerical data.

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