A Theory of Causation in the Social and Biological Sciences

  • Authors
  • Alexander Reutlinger

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Causation in the Special Sciences and the Interventionist Theory of Causation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 3-24
    3. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 25-70
  3. What is Wrong with Interventionist Theories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 71-71
    2. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 73-103
    3. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 104-124
    4. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 125-145
  4. An Alternative Theory of Causation in Special Sciences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 175-175
    2. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 199-232
    3. Alexander Reutlinger
      Pages 233-251
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 252-276

About this book


This first full length treatment of interventionist theories of causation in the social sciences, the biological sciences and other higher-level sciences the presents original counter arguments to recent trends in the debate and serves as useful introduction to the subject.


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