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Paul E. Meehl Philosophical Psychology Videos

1989 Philosophical Psychology Notes
1989 Psychoanalysis session #11 attachments

Videos

  • Philosophical Psychology Session #2
  • Paul Meehl January 12, 1989 Popper; confirmation vs falsification; science vs non-science; implicative syllogism, modus tollens; risky test; Salmon's coincidence; Bayes's theorem; role of protocols; Feyerabend; Lakatos
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  • Philosophical Psychology Session #5
  • Paul E. Meehl February 2, 1989 Nomological net; levels of verisimilitude; theory plus auxiliaries -> observational relations; Lakatosian defense of core; risky predictions; Avagadro's number; weak/strong use of significance tests; Fisher on controlling variables (lady tasting tea)
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  • Philosophical Psychology Session #6
  • Paul E. Meehl February 9, 1989 Lakatosian retreat, defense of core (continued); 10 obfuscating factors for narrative summaries: 1. Loose derivation chain; 2. problematic 4. particulars imperfectly realized; 5. inadequate power; 6. crud facto (begin).
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  • Philosophical Psychology Session #8
  • Paul E. Meehl February 23, 1989 Significance tests ok in technology, not theory testing; how to improve theory testing: investigators, editors and journal policy, reviewers of literature, theoreticians, PhD education practices; Probability concept (begin): historical, probability-1 and probability-2.
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  • Philosophical Psychology Session #10
  • Paul E. Meehl March 9, 1989 Clinical vs statistical prediction (continued); data vs mode of combining; predicting for narrower subclass; history -- Burgess, Sarbin, etc., to Grove meta-analysis; Goldberg Paradox; broken leg cases.
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