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The Resource Making things happen : a theory of causal explanation

Making things happen : a theory of causal explanation

Label
Making things happen : a theory of causal explanation
Title
Making things happen
Title remainder
a theory of causal explanation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Woodward's volume is an attempt to construct a comprehensive account of causation explanation that applies to a wide variety of causal and explanatory claims in different areas of science and everyday life
Member of
Cataloging source
YNG
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1946-
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Woodward, James F.
Dewey number
122
Index
index present
LC call number
BD541
LC item number
.W64 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Oxford University Press
Series statement
Oxford studies in the philosophy of science
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  • Causation
  • Explanation
  • Science
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Causation
  • Explanation
  • Science
  • Causaliteit
Target audience
adult
Label
Making things happen : a theory of causal explanation
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and preview -- Causation and manipulation -- Interventions, agency, and counterfactuals -- Causal explanation: background and criticism -- A counterfactual theory of causal explanation -- Invariance -- Causal interpretation in structural models -- The causal mechanical and unificationist models of explanation -- Afterword
Control code
191826837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435619999
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191826837
Label
Making things happen : a theory of causal explanation
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction and preview -- Causation and manipulation -- Interventions, agency, and counterfactuals -- Causal explanation: background and criticism -- A counterfactual theory of causal explanation -- Invariance -- Causal interpretation in structural models -- The causal mechanical and unificationist models of explanation -- Afterword
Control code
191826837
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (418 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435619999
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191826837

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