Rodgers (2010a) asserted that the practice of null hypothesis statistical testing (NHST) follows a mechanistic and rule-based epistemology. This concern is addressed using historical and modern sources as evidence for NHST as a dynamic, context-driven framework for empowering researchers in scientific inquiry.
Baird, Grayson L. and Harlow, Lisa L.
"Does One Size Fit All? A Case for Context-Driven Null Hypothesis Statistical Testing,"
Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods:
1, Article 7.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wayne.edu/jmasm/vol15/iss1/7