D. J. Bartholomew

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D.J. Bartholomew

David John Bartholomew FBA (born 6 August 1931) is a British statistician who was President of the Royal Statistical Society 1993-1995.

In 1955 he married Marian Elsie Lake, and they have two daughters.[1] Bartholomew has debated atheist physicist Victor Stenger on whether or not God is a failed hypothesis.


He was educated at University College London where he earned his BSc and PhD.[1]


  • with S.E. Finer and H.B. Berrington Backbench Opinion in the House of Commons, 1955-1959. Oxford: Pergamon Press;[2]
  • Stochastic Models for Social Processes, 1967, 3rd edn 1982;[citation needed]
  • with E.E. Bassett, Let's Look at the Figures: the quantitative approach to human affairs, Harmondsworth Middlesex: Penguin books (Dutch translation, 1971).[2]
  • (jtly) Statistical Inference Under Order Restrictions[citation needed]
  • 1972; (jtly) Statistical Techniques for Manpower Planning, 1979, 2nd edn 1991[citation needed]
  • Mathematical Methods in Social Science, 1981[citation needed]
  • God of Chance, 1984;[citation needed]
  • Latent Variable Models and Factor Analysis, 1987, 2nd edn (jtly) 1999;[citation needed]
  • Uncertain Belief, 1996;[citation needed]
  • The Statistical Approach to Social Measurement, 1996;[citation needed]
  • (jtly) The Analysis and Interpretation of Multivariate Data for Social Scientists, 2002, 2nd edn 2008;[citation needed]
  • Measuring Intelligence: facts and fallacies, 2004[citation needed]
  • Measurement (4 vols), 2006[citation needed]
  • God, Chance and Purpose, Cambridge University Press 2008 ISBN 978-0-521-70708-4[citation needed]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b BARTHOLOMEW, Prof. David John’, Who's Who 2009, A & C Black, 2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2008 accessed 18 Aug 2009
  2. ^ a b Subject's website