Theory and Decision

, Volume 74, Issue 3, pp 447–461 | Cite as

Error and inference: an outsider stand on a frequentist philosophy

  • Christian P. RobertEmail author


This paper is an extended review of the book Error and Inference, edited by Deborah Mayo and Aris Spanos, about their frequentist and philosophical perspective on testing of hypothesis and on the criticisms of alternatives like the Bayesian approach.


Frequentist paradigm Philosophy of statistics Evidence Testing of hypotheses Severe testing Bayesian inference Foundations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Université Paris-Dauphine, CEREMADE, IUF, and CRESTParisFrance

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