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Causality and modern science

Author: Mario Bunge
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Transaction Publishers, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th rev. edView all editions and formats
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The causal problem has become topical once again. This book analyzes the function of the causal principle in science, touching on such subjects as scientific law, scientific explanation, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mario Bunge
ISBN: 9781412808248 1412808243
OCLC Number: 229035389
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dover Publications, ©1979.
Description: xxxiv, 417 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Causation and determination, causalism and determinism --
Formulations of the causal principle --
An examination of the empiricist critique of causality --
An examination of the romantic critique of causality --
The linearity of causation --
The unidirectionality of causation --
The externality of causation --
Causality and novelty --
Causality and rational knowledge --
Causality and scientific law --
Causality and scientific explanation --
Causality and scientific prediction --
The place of the causal principle in modern science.
Responsibility: Mario Bunge.

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