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    Assessing the Integrity of Clinical Data: When is Statistical Evidence Too Good to Be True?Margaret MacDougall - 2014 - Topoi 33 (2):323-337.
    Evidence, as viewed through the lens of statistical significance, is not always as it appears! In the investigation of clinical research findings arising from statistical analyses, a fundamental initial step for the emerging fraud detective is to retrieve the source data for cross-examination with the study data. Recognizing that source data are not always forthcoming and that, realistically speaking, the investigator may be uninitiated in fraud detection and investigation, this paper will highlight some key methodological procedures for providing a sounder (...)
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    Poincaréan Intuition Revisited: What Can We Learn From Kant and Parsons?Margaret MacDougall - 2010 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 41 (2):138-147.
    This paper provides a comprehensive critique of Poincaré’s usage of the term intuition in his defence of the foundations of pure mathematics and science. Kant’s notions of sensibility and a priori form and Parsons’s theory of quasi-concrete objects are used to impute rigour into Poincaré’s interpretation of intuition. In turn, Poincaré’s portrayal of sensible intuition as a special kind of intuition that tolerates the senses and imagination is rejected. In its place, a more harmonized account of how we perceive concrete (...)
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