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Chao, Hsiang-Ke

Philosophy of Science in Practice

Chao, Hsiang-Ke - Philosophy of Science in Practice, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Hsiang-Ke Chao, Julian Reiss

Part I. Evidence in Practice

2. Single Case Causes: What Is Evidence and Why
Nancy Cartwright

3. Partial Evidence in Medicine
Otávio Bueno, Robin Neiman

4. On the Causal Wars
Julian Reiss

Part II. Laws and Causation in Practice

5. Dappled Science in a Unified World
Michael Strevens

6. A Dual-Role Account of Ceteris Paribus Laws
Kai-Yuan Cheng

7. On Component Forces in Physics: A Pragmatic View
Darrell P. Rowbottom

8. Mechanisms, Capacities, and Nomological Machines: Integrating Cartwright’s Account of Nomological Machines and Machamer, Darden and Craver’s Account of Mechanisms
Ruey-Lin Chen

Part III. Models in Practice

9. Scientific Representation Is Representation-As
Roman Frigg, James Nguyen

10. Model-Based Knowledge and Credible Policy Analysis
Hsiang-Ke Chao, David Teira

Keywords: Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Simulation and Modeling, Game Theory, Economics, Social and Behav. Sciences

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Synthese Library
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319455327
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-45530-3

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