As much as I incline toward Fisher’s views over those of Neyman and Pearson, I always find these controversies driving me back to Peirce. It’s my personal sense there’s no chance (or hope) of resolving the issues until we get clear about the distinct roles of abductive, deductive, and inductive inference and quit confounding abduction and induction the way mainstream statistics has always done.
- This Blog • Survey of Pragmatic Semiotic Information
- My Notes • Information = Comprehension × Extension
- C.S. Peirce • Upon Logical Comprehension and Extension