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1 Causation 1 Richard Scheines Department of Philosophy Carnegie Mellon University 1 Introduction Practically, causation matters. Juries must decide, for example, whether a pregnant mother's refusal to give birth by caesarean section was the cause of one of her twins death.

CAUSATION: AN EPIDEMIOLOGIC PERSPECTIVE (IN FIVE PARTS)

W EED . DOC 2/23/2004 7:05 PM 44 JOURNAL OF LAW AND POLICY causation is to use scientific knowledge to control disease (and injuries) through preventive interventions.

CAUSATION

CAUSATION A UNIFIED FRAMEWORK FOR THE SOCIAL SCIENCES John Gerring ABSTRACT This paper offers four main arguments about the nature of causation in the social sciences.

What Is Causation?

2 What Is Causation? The acquired wisdom that certain conditions or events bring about other conditions or events is an important survival trait.

CAUSATION, STATISTICS, AND THE LAW

C AUSATION , S TATISTICS , AND THE L AW . DOC 2/8/2008 2:43:00 PM 101 CAUSATION, STATISTICS, AND THE LAW Richard Scheines* I NTRODUCTION More and more, judges and juries are being asked to handle torts and other cases in which establishing liability involves understanding large bodies of complex ...

INFECTIOUS CAUSATION OF DISEASE: AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE

406 | Cochran, Ewald, and Cochran • Infectious Causation of Disease INFECTIOUS CAUSATION OF DISEASE: AN EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVE GREGORY M. COCHRAN, PAUL W. EWALD, andKYLE D. COCHRAN* Introduction Over the past two centuries, diseases have been separated into three categories: infectious ...

Association and Causation

125 Health research methodology: A guide for training in research methods Chapter 9 Association and Causation 9.1 Introduction The most outstanding contribution of epidemiology is the study of association and causation in health and disease.

THE NATURE OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESS: CAUSATION ...

1 THE NATURE OF THE ENTREPRENEURIAL PROCESS: CAUSATION, EFFECTUATION, AND PRAGMATISM Work in progress paper Jeroen Kraaijenbrink Dutch Institute for Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship (NIKOS) University of Twente P.O. Box 217 7500AE Enschede, the Netherlands Tel: +31(0)53 489 5443 Fax: +31(0 ...

Industrial Causation brief

California Applicants Industrial Causation of Permanent Disability Attorneys Association Page 1 of 7 Industrial Causation of Permanent Disability

Theories of Crime Causation

Sept 2005 Theories of Crime Causation By Dr. Lionel C.M. VonFrederick Rawlins, President & CEO, The VonFrederick Group What do the major theories of crime causation reveal about crime in your country and the rest of the world?