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Broadbent, Alex

Philosophy of Epidemiology

Broadbent, Alex - Philosophy of Epidemiology, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Why Philosophy of Epidemiology?
Alex Broadbent

2. Philosophical and Epidemiological Basics
Alex Broadbent

3. The Causal Interpretation Problem
Alex Broadbent

4. Causal Inference, Translation, and Stability
Alex Broadbent

5. Stable Causal Inference
Alex Broadbent

6. Prediction
Alex Broadbent

7. Making and Assessing Epidemiological Predictions
Alex Broadbent

8. Puzzles of Attributability
Alex Broadbent

9. Risk Relativism, Interaction, and the Shadow of Physics
Alex Broadbent

10. Multifactorialism and Beyond
Alex Broadbent

11. Epidemiology and the Law
Alex Broadbent

12. Conclusion: Thinking Is Good for You
Alex Broadbent

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Public Health, Social Philosophy, Epidemiology, Science, general, Epistemology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
New Directions in the Philosophy of Science
Page amount
225 pages
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137315601
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34685-1

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