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Profile: Sophia Efstathiou (NTNU)
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    Nancy Cartwright & Sophia Efstathiou (2011). Hunting Causes and Using Them: Is There No Bridge From Here to There? International Studies in the Philosophy of Science 25 (3):223 - 241.
    Causation is in trouble?at least as it is pictured in current theories in philosophy and in economics as well, where causation is also once again in fashion. In both disciplines the accounts of causality on offer are either modelled too closely on one or another favoured method for hunting causes or on assumptions about the uses to which causal knowledge can be put?generally for predicting the results of our efforts to change the world. The first kind of account supplies no (...)
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    Sophia Efstathiou (2012). How Ordinary Race Concepts Get to Be Usable in Biomedical Science: An Account of Founded Race Concepts. Philosophy of Science 79 (5):701-713.
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    Sophia Efstathiou (2012). The Nazi Cosmetic: Medicine in the Service of Beauty. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 43 (3):634-642.
    This paper examines how aesthetic ideals shaped the practice of Nazi medicine. It proposes that Nazi eugenics relied on the conflation of norms of health with norms of beauty determined and performed by Nazi cultures of action. Though theories of biological holism served as vehicles of Nazi ideology, they did so contingently. The anti-totalitarian thinking of biological holist Kurt Goldstein shows that the use of biological holism to promote Nazi ideology was not inevitable. This examination of aesthetic influences on Nazi (...)
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    Sophia Efstathiou (2010). Book Review: Esther Leslie: "Synthetic Worlds: Nature, Art and the Chemical Industry". [REVIEW] Hyle 16 (2):126 - 129.
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