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Lily Hu is a PhD candidate in Applied Mathematics and Philosophy at Harvard University. She works in philosophy of science and social science and political and social philosophy.
Studying the social world requires more than deference to data. In some cases, it may even require that we reject findings—no matter the prestige or sophistication of the technical apparatus on which they are built.
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