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The chances of explanation : causal explanation in the social, medical, and physical sciences

Author: Paul Humphreys
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes a theory of deterministic and probabilistic causality that supports both quantitative and qualitative explanations. Features include the ability to provide both true explanations in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Humphreys
ISBN: 0691020868 9780691020860 0691073538 9780691073538
OCLC Number: 19814100
Description: x, 170 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Paul Humphreys.
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"A careful and sophisticated attempt to explicate the notion of explanation, especially in the probabilistic or statistical context."--Lawrence Sklar, "The American Scientist"

 
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