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Of War or Peace? Essay Review of Statistical Inference as Severe Testing

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 January 2022

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Thanks to Katie Creel, Kasey Genin, Dan Malinsky, Deborah G. Mayo, and Conor Mayo-Wilson for comments on a previous draft.

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