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Scientific Uncertainty: A User's Guide

By Seamus Bradley

Abstract

There are different kinds of uncertainty. I outline some of the various ways that uncertainty enters science, focusing on uncertainty in climate science and weather prediction. I then show how we cope with some of these sources of error through sophisticated modelling techniques. I show how we maintain confidence in the face of error

Topics: Philosophy
Year: 2012
OAI identifier: oai:philpapers.org/rec/BRASUA
Provided by: PhilPapers

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