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Title Causality in the sciences / edited by Phyllis McKay Illari, Frederica Russo, Jon Williamson
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 2011
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  Q175.32.C38 C38 2011    AVAILABLE    30660020085606
Descript xiii, 938 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: pt. I Introduction -- 1. Why look at causality in the sciences? A manifesto / Jon Williamson -- pt. II Health sciences -- 2. Causality, theories and medicine / R. Paul Thompson -- 3. Inferring causation in epidemiology: Mechanisms, black boxes, and contrasts / Alex Broadbent -- 4. Causal modeling, mechanism, and probability in epidemiology / Harold Kincaid -- 5. The IARC and mechanistic evidence / Erik Weber -- 6. The Russo-Williamson thesis and the question of whether smoking causes heart disease / Donald Gillies -- pt. III Psychology -- 7. Causal thinking / David Lagnado -- 8. When and how do people reason about unobserved causes? / Christian Luhmann -- 9. Counterfactual and generative accounts of causal attribution / Steven A. Sloman -- 10. The autonomy of psychology in the age of neuroscience / Carl Gillett
11. Turing machines and causal mechanisms in cognitive science / Anna-Mari Rusanen -- 12. Real causes and ideal manipulations: Pearl's theory of causal inference from the point of view of psychological research methods / Keith A. Markus -- pt. IV Social sciences -- 13. Causal mechanisms in the social realm / Daniel Little -- 14. Getting past Hume in the philosophy of social science / Ruth Groff -- 15. Causal explanation: Recursive decompositions and mechanisms / Federica Russo -- 16. Counterfactuals and causal structure / Kevin D. Hoover -- 17. The error term and its interpretation in structural models in econometrics / Damien Fennell -- 18. A comprehensive causality test based on the singular spectrum analysis / Abdol S. Soofi -- pt. V Natural sciences -- 19. Mechanism schemas and the relationship between biological theories / Tudor M. Baetu -- 20. Chances and causes in evolutionary biology: How many chances become one chance / Roberta L. Millstein -- 21. Drift and the causes of evolution / Sahotra Sarkar -- 22. In defense of a causal requirement on explanation / Garrett Pendergraft -- 23. Epistemological issues raised by research on climate change / Paolo Vineis -- 24. Explicating the notion of 'causation' : the role of extensive quantities / Antonio Saggion -- 25. Causal completeness of probability theories -- results and open problems / Balaza Gyenis -- pt. VI Computer science, probability, and statistics -- 26. Causality workbench / Alexander Statnikov -- 27. When are graphical causal models not good models? / Abdellah Touhafi -- 28. Why making Bayesian networks objectively Bayesian makes sense / Dawn E. Holmes --
29. Probabilistic measures of causal strength / Christopher Hitchcock -- 30. A new causal power theory / Lucas Hope -- . 31 Multiple testing of causal hypotheses / Bud Mishra -- 32. Measuring latent causal structure / Ricardo Silva -- 33. The structural theory of causation / Judea Pearl -- 34. Defining and identifying the effect of treatment on the treated / A. Philip Dawid -- 35. Predicting 'it will work for us' : (way) beyond statistics / Nancy Cartwright -- pt. VII Causality and mechanisms -- 36. The idea of mechanism / Stathis Psillos -- 37. Singular and general causal relations : a mechanist perspective / Stuart Glennan -- 38. Mechanisms are real and local / Jon Williamson -- 39. Mechanistic information and causal continuity / Peter Machamer -- 40. The causal-process-model theory of mechanisms / Phil Dowe -- 41. Mechanisms in dynamically complex systems / Meinard Kuhlmann -- 42. Third time's a charm : Causation, science and Wittgensteinian pluralism / Julian Reiss
Subject Science -- Philosophy
Causation
Causality
Philosophy
Alt Author Illari, Phyllis McKay
Russo, Federica, Dr
Williamson, Jon
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