Oxford University Press (2003)

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James Woodward
University of Pittsburgh
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Woodward's long awaited book 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. The book engages some of the relevant literature from other disciplines, as Woodward weaves together examples, counterexamples, criticisms, defenses, objections, and replies into a convincing defense of the core of his theory, which is that we can analyze causation by appeal to the notion of manipulation.
Keywords Causation  Explanation  Science Philosophy
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Call number BD541.W64 2003
ISBN(s) 0195155270   9780195155273   9780195189537   978-0-19-518953-7   0195189531
DOI 10.1111/j.1933-1592.2007.00012.x
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