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Introduction*

PHILIP DAWID

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780197264843
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754050 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0001

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Introduction*

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This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of the lack of attention to the nature of evidence. It then describes the interdisciplinary research programme ‘Evidence, Inference and Enquiry: Towards an Integrated Science of Evidence’ (generally known simply as the ‘Evidence Programme’), established at University College London in 2004. An overview of the subsequent chapters is also presented.

Keywords: evidence; Evidence Programme; University College London

Chapter.  3298 words. 

Subjects: Social Research and Statistics

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