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In search of mechanisms : discoveries across the life sciences / Carl F. Craver and Lindley Darden.

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Author/Creator:
Craver, Carl F., author.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Copyright date:
2013
Publication:
Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2013.
Copyright notice:
©2013
Format:
  • Book
  • xxii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-218) and index.
Contents:
  • Introduction : discovering mechanisms
  • Biological mechanisms
  • Representing biological mechanisms
  • Characterizing the phenomenon
  • Strategies for mechanism schema construction
  • Virtues and vices of mechanism schemas
  • Constraints on mechanism schemas
  • Experiments and the search for mechanisms
  • Strategies for revising mechanism schemas
  • Interfield and interlevel integration
  • The pragmatic value of knowing how something works.
Contributor:
Darden, Lindley, author.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780226039657
022603965X
9780226039794
022603979X

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