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Philosophy of social science : a new introduction.

Cartwright, N. and Montuschi, E. (2014) 'Philosophy of social science : a new introduction.', Oxford, England: Oxford University Press.


This is a much-needed new introduction to a field that has been transformed in recent years by exciting new subjects, ideas, and methods. It is designed both for students with central interests in philosophy and those planning to concentrate on the social sciences, and it presupposes no particular background in either domain. From the wide range of topics at the forefront of debate in philosophy of social science, the editors have chosen those which are representative of the most important and interesting contemporary work....

Item Type:Book
Additional Information:Sample chapter deposited. Chapter 16: 'Causal inference.', pp. 308-326.
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Publisher statement:This is a draft of a chapter that was accepted for publication by Oxford University Press in the book 'Philosophy of Social Science: A New Introduction' edited by Nancy Cartwright and Eleonora Montuschi and published in 2014.
Date accepted:No date available
Date deposited:22 September 2017
Date of first online publication:06 November 2014
Date first made open access:No date available

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