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Causality in the Sciences

Author: Phyllis McKay ILLari; Federica Russo; Jon Williamson
Publisher: Oxfor ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop 2011.
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Why do ideas of how mechanisms relate to causality and probability differ so much across the sciences? Can progress in understanding the tools of causal inference in some sciences lead to progress in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis McKay ILLari; Federica Russo; Jon Williamson
ISBN: 9780199574131 0199574138
OCLC Number: 758737220
Description: 1 v. (XIII-938 p.) : ill.p. ; 24 cm
Contents: PART I - INTRODUCTION ; PART II - HEALTH SCIENCES ; PART III - PSYCHOLOGY ; PART IV - SOCIAL SCIENCES ; PART V - NATURAL SCIENCES ; PART VI - COMPUTER SCIENCE, PROBABILITY, AND STATISTICS ; PART VII - CAUSALITY AND MECHANISMS
Responsibility: edited by Phyllis McKay Illari, Federica Russo, Jon Williamson.
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