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The Logic of Causal Order | Edition: 1

The Logic of Causal Order | Edition: 1

Author: James A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803925533
publisher: SAGE Publications
publisher Date: 11/28/1985
Price: 22
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Schools: Temple University,University of Houston,University of Nevada - Las Vegas,Rutgers,The State University of New Jersey-Newark,University at Albany (SUNY),University of Chicago,University of New Hampshire,Columbia University,Vanderbilt University,University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Description: This monograph is not statistical. It looks instead at pre-statistical assumptions about dependent variables and causal order. Professor Davis spells out the logical principles that underlie our ideas of causality and explains how to discover causal direction, irrespective of the statistical technique used. He stresses throughout that knowledge of the "real world" is important and repeatedly challenges the myth that causal problems can be solved by statistical calculations alone.