The causal and the casual in history

by John Buchan

Publisher: The University press in Cambridge [Eng.]

Written in English
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Other titlesRede lectures
Statementby John Buchan. The Rede lecture, 1929.
LC ClassificationsD210 .B8
The Physical Object
Pagination46 p., 1 l.
Number of Pages46
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Open LibraryOL6744768M
LC Control Number30017734

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∗Portions of this paper are based on my book Causality (Pearl,2nd edition ), and have benefited appreciably from conversations with readers, students, and colleagues. † This research was supported in parts by an ONR grant #NFile Size: KB. The causal history of a particular event includes that event itself, and all events which are part of it.

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Stone (p. ) suggests that such stories most closely resemble accidental causal stories. To what extent do you tend to agree with this categorization. If the problems associated with complex systems truly. This book outlines the recent revolutionary work in cognitive science formulating a “probabilistic model” theory of learning and development.

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