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The Resource The why of things : causality in science, medicine, and life, Peter V. Rabins

The why of things : causality in science, medicine, and life, Peter V. Rabins

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The why of things : causality in science, medicine, and life
Title
The why of things
Title remainder
causality in science, medicine, and life
Statement of responsibility
Peter V. Rabins
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Rabins, Peter V
Dewey number
122
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Life sciences
  • Science
  • Causation
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The why of things : causality in science, medicine, and life, Peter V. Rabins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Content category
text
Contents
Historical overview: the four approaches to causality -- The three-facet model: an overview -- The answer is either "no" or "yes": causality as a categorical concept -- Probabilities, odds, and risks: predispositions and provocations as causes -- A third model of causality: the emergent, nonlinear approach -- Empirical: the physical sciences -- Empirical: the biological sciences -- Empirical: epidemiology -- Narrative truth: the empathic method -- Cause in the ecclesiastic tradition -- Seeking the why of things: the model applied
Control code
000050647490
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780231164726
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Label
The why of things : causality in science, medicine, and life, Peter V. Rabins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Content category
text
Contents
Historical overview: the four approaches to causality -- The three-facet model: an overview -- The answer is either "no" or "yes": causality as a categorical concept -- Probabilities, odds, and risks: predispositions and provocations as causes -- A third model of causality: the emergent, nonlinear approach -- Empirical: the physical sciences -- Empirical: the biological sciences -- Empirical: epidemiology -- Narrative truth: the empathic method -- Cause in the ecclesiastic tradition -- Seeking the why of things: the model applied
Control code
000050647490
Extent
pages cm.
Isbn
9780231164726
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)

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