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Questions: Douglas distinguishes among several senses of “objectivity.” In no more than a page, distinguish between at least two types of objectivity that Douglas describes; illustrate the distinction using your own examples. Finally, explain how one type of objectivity that you have discussed might be usefulin clarifying in what sense Bayesian and/or classical statistical techniques are objective.

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The types of objectivity discussed here fall under Douglas’ umbrella of ‘social processes’. Douglas distinguishes social processes from, for example, experimental claims or the objectivity of individual lines of thought. Instead of a particular type of experimental procedure or the thought processes of an individual, the social processes of knowledge production are dependent on: first, the processes used by groups of people to produce knowledge; and, second, the ways by which trust in and endorsement of knowledge is agreed upon.
The three bases for objectivity which...

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