The Weaknesses of Strong Inference Author ( s ) :

@inproceedings{ODonohue2011TheWO,
  title={The Weaknesses of Strong Inference Author ( s ) :},
  author={William O'Donohue},
  year={2011}
}
Platt's 1964 paper "Strong Inference" (SI), published in Science, has had considerable influence upon the conception of the nature of the scientific method held in both the social and physical sciences. Platt suggests that a four-step method of specifying hypotheses and conducting critical experiments that systematically eliminate alternatives has been responsible for progress in the history of the successful sciences and, if adopted, will allow the less successful sciences to make greater… CONTINUE READING
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