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  1. Scientific Reasoning: The Bayesian Approach.Peter Urbach & Colin Howson - 1993 - Open Court.
    Scientific reasoning is—and ought to be—conducted in accordance with the axioms of probability. This Bayesian view—so called because of the central role it accords to a theorem first proved by Thomas Bayes in the late eighteenth ...
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    Progress and Degeneration in the 'IQ Debate' (I).Peter Urbach - 1974 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 25 (2):99-135.
  3. Randomization and the Design of Experiments.Peter Urbach - 1985 - Philosophy of Science 52 (2):256-273.
    In clinical and agricultural trials, there is the danger that an experimental outcome appears to arise from the causal process or treatment one is interested in when, in reality, it was produced by some extraneous variation in the experimental conditions. The remedy prescribed by classical statisticians involves the procedure of randomization, whose effectiveness and appropriateness is criticized. An alternative, Bayesian analysis of experimental design, is shown, on the other hand, to provide a coherent and intuitively satisfactory solution to the problem.
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  4. What is a Law of Nature? A Humean Answer.Peter Urbach - 1988 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 39 (2):193-209.
  5. Intimations of Similarity: The Shaky Basis of Verisimilitude.Peter Urbach - 1983 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 34 (3):266-275.
  6. Progress and Degeneration in the 'IQ Debate' (II).Peter Urbach - 1974 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 25 (3):235-259.
  7. Francis Bacon's Philosophy of Science an Account and a Reappraisal.Peter Urbach - 1987
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    On the Utility of Repeating the 'Same' Experiment.Peter Urbach - 1981 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 59 (2):151 – 162.
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    Francis Bacon's Philosophy of Science.Peter Urbach - 1989 - Philosophical Quarterly 39 (156):357-360.
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    Reply to David Papineau.Peter Urbach - 1994 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 45 (2):712-715.
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    Is Any of Popper's Arguments Against Historicism Valid?Peter Urbach - 1978 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 29 (2):117-130.
  12. Francis Bacon as a Precursor to Popper.Peter Urbach - 1982 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 33 (2):113-132.
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    Book Reviews. [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1992 - Mind 101 (402):395-397.
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    Good and Bad Arguments Against Historicism.Peter Urbach - 1985 - In Gregory Currie & Alan Musgrave (eds.), Popper and the Human Sciences. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 133--146.
  15. Novum Organum.Francis Bacon, Peter Urbach & John Gibson - 1996 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 47 (1):125-128.
     
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  16. Novum Organum ; with Other Parts of the Great Instauration.Francis Bacon, Peter Urbach & John Gibson - 1994
     
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  17. Bayesian Versus Non-Bayesian Approaches to Confirmation.Colin Howson & Peter Urbach - 2010 - In Antony Eagle (ed.), Philosophy of Probability: Contemporary Readings. Routledge.
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    Bayesian Methodology: Some Criticisms Answered.Peter Urbach - 1991 - Ratio 4 (2):170-184.
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    Book Reviews : Citation Indexing—its Theory and Application in Science, Technology, and Humanities. By Eugene Garfield with a Foreword by Robert K. Mer-Ton. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1979. Pp. 274. $9.50. [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1985 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (1):101-101.
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  20. ACKAY, A. F.: "Arrow's Theorem: The Paradox of Social Choice". [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1981 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 32:425.
  21. A Reply to Mayo's Criticisms of Urbach's "Randomization and the Design of Experiments".Peter Urbach - 1991 - Philosophy of Science 58 (1):125-128.
    Mayo (1987) sought to discredit Urbach's (1985) arguments against randomization as a universal requirement in clinical and agricultural trials. The present reply rebuts Mayo's criticisms.
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    Bayes or Bust? A Critical Examination of Bayesian Confirmation Theory by John Earman. [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1993 - Isis 84:621-621.
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    Bayes or Bust? A Critical Examination of Bayesian Confirmation Theory. John Earman.Peter Urbach - 1993 - Isis 84 (3):621-621.
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    Book Reviews : Citation Indexing—its Theory and Application in Science, Technology, and Humanities. By Eugene Garfield with a Foreword by Robert K. Mer-Ton. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1979. Pp. 274. $9.50.Peter Urbach - 1985 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 15 (1):101.
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    Discussion: Putnam and Wilks and Mind and Body.Peter Urbach - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (1):59-63.
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    Putnam and Wilks and Mind and Body.Peter Urbach - 1977 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 28 (1):59-63.
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    Reviews. [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1981 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 32 (4):425-426.
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    Regression Analysis: Classical and Bayesian.Peter Urbach - 1992 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 43 (3):311-342.
  29. Random Sampling and Methods of Estimation.Peter Urbach - 1989 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 89:143.
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    Reply to Hitchcock.Peter Urbach - 1992 - Analysis 52 (2):65 - 68.
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    Social Propensities.Peter Urbach - 1980 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 31 (4):317-328.
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  32. The Philosophy of Francis Bacon.Peter Urbach, Francis Bacon, R. L. Ellis, J. Spedding & D. D. Heath - 1991 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 42 (4):577-588.
     
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  33. "The Subjective Side of Science" by Ian I. Mitroff. [REVIEW]Peter Urbach - 1975 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 5 (3):360.
     
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    X—Random Sampling and the Principles of Estimation.Peter Urbach - 1989 - Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 89 (1):143-164.