Offering a new perspective on the nature of scientific theories and causal reasoning, this book will be of interest to professional philosophers, graduate students, and anyone interested in the role of causal thinking in science. The human face of causation.
an impressive and important book. It constitutes a detailed and comprehensive panorama of the recent literature on causation in physics, provides many. Cambridge Core - Philosophy of Science - Causal Reasoning in Physics - by Mathias Frisch.
Causation and intervention. The temporal asymmetry of causation. Linear response theory.
Max Kistler. Alexandru Manafu.
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While the tendency to avoid causality seems to have become dominant in science and philosophy, research in science education has shown the strong presence in common reasoning of causal explanations, often conceived as a 'mechanism' capable of accounting for physical transformations. In this regard, Gopnik, Meltzoff and Bryant argue that 'the distinctive pattern of prediction, interpretation and explanation is among the best indicators of a theoretical structure and the best ways of distinguishing the theory theory from its developmental competitors'. John found that UK teachers say children think that plants and trees cannot be living organisms because they do not move and their concept of living things is that it must move. Philosophy of Science. The balloon was attached to a paper plane which in turn was placed on a guiding piece of string to ensure that the plane moves in a linear direction.
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