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The Why of Things

Causality in Science, Medicine, and Life

The Why of Things( )
Author: Rabins, Peter V.
ISBN:978-0-231-16472-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.95
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 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 groundbreaking book, noted psychiatrist...
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Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Science / Life Sciences / General
Science / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Philosophy / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.967 x 9.126 x 0.971 Inches
Book Weight:1.188 Pounds

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