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The Why of Things - a book by Rabins, Peter V.

The Why of Things

Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

The Why of Things( )
Author: Rabins, Peter V.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

Why was there a meltdown at the Fukushima power plant? Why do some people get cancer and not others? Why is global warming happening? Why does one person get depressed in the face of life’s vicissitudes while another finds resilience? Questions like these--questions of causality--form the basis of modern scientific inquiry, posing profound intellectual and methodological challenges for researchers in the physical, natural, biomedical, and social sciences. In this...
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Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / General
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Science / Life Sciences / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches

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