Across the Boundaries: Extrapolation in Biology and Social Science

Oxford University Press (2008)
Inferences like these are known as extrapolations.
Keywords Medicine Philosophy  Biology Philosophy  Social sciences Philosophy  Extrapolation  Causality  Causality  Physiology, Comparative  Population Characteristics  Psychology, Comparative  Public Policy  Research Design
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Call number R852.S72 2008
ISBN(s) 9780195331448   0195331443  
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