Causation With A Human Face: James Woodward Book Workshop

February 4, 2022
Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

1008 Cathedral of Learning
Pittsburgh 15260
United States

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An Author Meets Critics Symposium on Jim Woodward’s new book, Causation With a Human Face.

“Provides one of the first extended integrated treatments of both the philosophical and psychological literatures on normative and descriptive accounts of causal reasoning.”

James Woodward is Distinguished Professor of History & Philosophy of Science at the University of Pitts burgh.  His research covers, among other areas: theories of causation, explanation and inductive inference in general philosophy of science, philosophy of psychology, and philosophy of social science.  MORE HERE.


3:00 – 3:45: Professor Jennan Ismael, Department of Philosophy, Columbia University
3:45 – 4:30:  Professor Tobias Gerstenberg, Department of Psychology, Stanford University
4:30 – 5:30: James Woodward Response

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