There is metaphysics in science, but not everyone acknowledges this. A recent paper by Fredrik Andersen and Jonas R. Becker Arenhart, published in Metaphilosophy, argues that Physics is no exception and that all successful scientific research presupposes metaphysics. Continue reading “Metaphysics in Science – It’s there whether we like it or not”
Carrying on the N=1 Discussion
Participants have agreed that the January 12-13 workshop, N=1 Causal Reasoning and Evidence for Clinical Practice, jointly held by CauseHealth and Trinity at NMBU, was a success! This was due to the active and engaged participation of our speakers as well as others who came to be a part of our audience and discussions. We’d first like to thank everyone who presented and, equally important, everyone who shared their ideas and expertise with us by participating in the workshop. Continue reading “Carrying on the N=1 Discussion”
The CauseHealth and Trinity workshop “N=1 – causal reasoning in clinical practice”
by Elena Rocca
The workshop “N=1 – causal reasoning in clinical practice” was a perfect start of the new year for the CauseHealth friends. On the 12th of January the NMBU University campus in Ås welcomed us with a beautiful snowy landscape, and authentic Norwegian winter. Continue reading “The CauseHealth and Trinity workshop “N=1 – causal reasoning in clinical practice””
Serendipity and the value of networks
Serendipity can be said to happen when the right person is in the right place at the right time. Continue reading “Serendipity and the value of networks”
The first CauseHealth meeting
This CauseHealth network meeting brought together philosophers, medical practitioners and researchers in the health sciences to share their perspectives on human health and illness. Read about the first meeting in their guest editorial for the European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. Continue reading “The first CauseHealth meeting”
What is science and why do health professionals need to know?
On Monday 23rd November, Stephen Mumford and Roger Kerry gave a two-part lecture at the Council for Allied Health Professions Research London Hub – Evening Lecture. The topic was ‘What is Science and Why do Health Professionals Need to Know?’. Handouts and a podcast from the event are available here. Continue reading “What is science and why do health professionals need to know?”
Welcome to the CauseHealth blog!
By Rani Lill Anjum (@ranilillanjum)
This is a blog for the research project Causation, Complexity and Evidence in Health Sciences (CauseHealth). Allow me to present the team and some of our ideas. Continue reading “Welcome to the CauseHealth blog!”