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The Resource Causality : philosophical theory meets scientific practice, Phyllis Illari, University College London, Federica Russo, Universiteit van Amsterdam

Causality : philosophical theory meets scientific practice, Phyllis Illari, University College London, Federica Russo, Universiteit van Amsterdam

Label
Causality : philosophical theory meets scientific practice
Title
Causality
Title remainder
philosophical theory meets scientific practice
Statement of responsibility
Phyllis Illari, University College London, Federica Russo, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Illari, Phyllis McKay
Dewey number
501
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.C38
LC item number
I45 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Russo, Federica
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Causation
  • Causality
  • Causation
  • Science
Label
Causality : philosophical theory meets scientific practice, Phyllis Illari, University College London, Federica Russo, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prelude to causality. Problems of causality in the sciences -- A scientific toolbox for philosophy -- A philosophical toolbox for science -- Causality : accounts, concepts and methods. Necessary and sufficient components -- Levels of causation -- Causality and evidence -- Casual methods : probing the data -- Difference-making : probabilistic causality -- Difference-making : counterfactuals -- Difference-making : manipulation and invariance -- Production accounts : processes -- Production accounts : mechanisms -- Production accounts : information -- Capacities, powers, dispositions -- Regularity -- Variation -- Causality and action -- Causality and inference -- Approaches to examining causality. How we got to the causality in the sciences approach (CITS) -- Examples and counterexamples -- Truth or models? -- Epistemology, metaphysics, method, semantics, use -- Conclusion : towards a causal mosaic. Pluralism -- The causal mosaic under construction : the example of exposomics -- Appendix. Accounts, concepts and methods : summary tables
Control code
891671186
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 310 pages
Isbn
9780199662678
Lccn
2014939866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891671186
Label
Causality : philosophical theory meets scientific practice, Phyllis Illari, University College London, Federica Russo, Universiteit van Amsterdam
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Prelude to causality. Problems of causality in the sciences -- A scientific toolbox for philosophy -- A philosophical toolbox for science -- Causality : accounts, concepts and methods. Necessary and sufficient components -- Levels of causation -- Causality and evidence -- Casual methods : probing the data -- Difference-making : probabilistic causality -- Difference-making : counterfactuals -- Difference-making : manipulation and invariance -- Production accounts : processes -- Production accounts : mechanisms -- Production accounts : information -- Capacities, powers, dispositions -- Regularity -- Variation -- Causality and action -- Causality and inference -- Approaches to examining causality. How we got to the causality in the sciences approach (CITS) -- Examples and counterexamples -- Truth or models? -- Epistemology, metaphysics, method, semantics, use -- Conclusion : towards a causal mosaic. Pluralism -- The causal mosaic under construction : the example of exposomics -- Appendix. Accounts, concepts and methods : summary tables
Control code
891671186
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 310 pages
Isbn
9780199662678
Lccn
2014939866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891671186

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