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The Popperian framework, statistical significance, and rejection of chance

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 October 2000


Siu L. Chow
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Department of Psychology, University of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada S4S 0A2 siu.chow@uregina.ca uregina.ca/~chowsl/

Abstract

That Haig and Sohn find the hypothetico-deductive approach wanting in different ways shows that multiple conditional syllogisms are being used in different stages of theory corroboration in the Popperian approach. The issues raised in the two commentaries assume a different complexion when certain distinctions are made.


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