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    Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2016). How We Load Our Data Sets with Theories and Why We Do so Purposefully. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 60:1-6.
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    Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2016). Simplicity and Model Selection. European Journal for Philosophy of Science 6 (2):261-279.
    In this paper I compare parametric and nonparametric regression models with the help of a simulated data set. Doing so, I have two main objectives. The first one is to differentiate five concepts of simplicity and assess their respective importance. The second one is to show that the scope of the existing philosophical literature on simplicity and model selection is too narrow because it does not take the nonparametric approach into account, S112–S123, 2002; Forster and Sober in The British Journal (...)
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    Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2016). On the Correct Interpretation of P Values and the Importance of Random Variables. Synthese 193 (6):1777-1793.
    The p value is the probability under the null hypothesis of obtaining an experimental result that is at least as extreme as the one that we have actually obtained. That probability plays a crucial role in frequentist statistical inferences. But if we take the word ‘extreme’ to mean ‘improbable’, then we can show that this type of inference can be very problematic. In this paper, I argue that it is a mistake to make such an interpretation. Under minimal assumptions about (...)
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  4. Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2011). Constructive Empiricism and the Closure Problem. Erkenntnis 75 (1):61-65.
    In this paper I articulate a fictionalist solution to the closure problem that affects constructive empiricism. Relying on Stephen Yablo’s recent study of closure puzzles, I show how we can partition the content of a theory in terms of its truthmakers and claim that a constructive empiricist can believe that all the observable conditions that are necessary to make a part of her theory true obtain and remain agnostic about whether or not the other truthmakers for the other parts of (...)
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    Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2004). Probabilité Et Support Inductif. Sur le Thèoréme de Popper-Miller (1983). Dialogue 43 (3):499-526.
    In 1983, in an open letter to the journal Nature, Karl Popper and David Miller set forth a particularly strong critical argument which sought to demonstrate the impossibility of inductive probability. Since its publication the argument has faced many criticisms and we argue in this article that they do not reach their objectives. We will first reconstruct the demonstration made by Popper and Miller in their initial article and then try to evaluate the main arguments against it. Although it is (...)
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  6. Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2003). La canalisation: Un grand pas pour le philosophe, un petit pour la biologie. Revue Phares 3 (3).
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  7. Guillaume Rochefort-Maranda (2003). Pauvreté et aide internationale: Une critique du libéralisme de Peter Bauer. Revue Phares 4 (2).
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