Publications

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Books – Edited Volumes and Special Issues – Papers –
Encyclopaedia Entries and Technical Reports – Book Reviews – Popularisation
Books

In preparation

– Illari P. and Russo F. Causality: Philosophical Theory Meets Scientific Practice. Oxford University Press. Under contract.

2009

– Russo F. Causality and Causal Modelling in the Social Sciences. Measuring Variations, Methodos Series, Springer, New York.  Buy from Amazon

Causality and Causal Modelling in the Social Sciences

Edited Volumes and Special Issues

In preparation

Illari P. and Russo F. (eds) Evidence and Causality in the Sciences. Topoi Special Issue.

2012

Illari P., Reiss J., Russo F. (eds) (2012). Causality in the Biomedical and Social Sciences. Special issue of Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science.

2011

– Illari P., Russo F., Williamson J., Causality in the Sciences, Oxford University Press.

2010

– Russo F. and Williamson J. (eds), Key terms in logic, Continuum.

2009

– Arnaldi S., Lorenzet A., Russo F. (eds), Technoscience in Progress. Managing the Uncertainty of Nanotechnology, IOS Press. Buy from IOS press

technoscience in progress

– Cozman F., Haenni R., Romeijn J-W, Russo F., Wheeler G., Williamson G. (eds), Special Issue: Probabilistic Logic and Probabilistic Networks. Journal of Applied Logic, 7(2).

2007

– Russo F. and Williamson J. (eds), Causality and Probability in the Sciences, Texts in Philosophy Series, College Publications, London. Buy from Amazon

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Papers

Forthcoming

– Wunsch G., Mouchart M., Russo F. Functions and mechanisms in structural explanations. Journal for General Philosophy of Science.

2013

– Ettema R., Russo F., Huysmans P. (2013). Explaning with mechanisms and its impact on organisational diagnosis. In Proper H.A., Aveiro D., Gaaloul K. (eds), Advances in Enterprise Engineering VI, 58-72, Springer.

– Russo F. and Osimani B. Bayesianisme objectif et principe de précaution. In Drouet I. (eds), Les approches et méthodes bayésiennes. Matériologiques.

2012

– Clarke B., Gillies D., Illari P., Russo F., Williamson J. The evidence that evidence-based medicine omits. Preventive Medicine.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2012.10.020.

– Russo F. and Williamson J. (2012) EnviroGenomarkers. The interplay between difference-making and mechanisms. Medicine Studies. DOI: 10.1007/s12376-012-0079-7

– Russo F. The homo poeiticus and the bridge between physis and techne. In H. Demir (eds), Luciano Floridi’s Philosophy of Technology. Critical Reflections. Springer.

– Russo F. (2012). On empirical generalisations. In D. Dieks, W.J. Gonzalez, S. Hartmann, M. Stoeltzner, M. Weber (eds), Probabilities, Laws, and Structures, 133-150, Springer.

–  Russo F. Public Health Policy, Evidence, and Causation: Lessons from the Studies on Obesity, Medicine, Health Care, and Philosophy. 15, 141-151.

2011

– Russo F. and Williamson J. (2011). Epistemic causality and evidence-based medicine. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences, 33, 563-582.

– Osimani B., Russo F., Williamson J. A Bayesian formalization of the precautionary principle in pharmaceutical policy. The Journal of Philosophy, Science, and Law.

– Russo F., Causal webs in epidemiology, Paradigmi, Special Issue on the Philosophy of Medicine.

– Russo F. Correlational data, causal hypotheses, and validity. The Journal for General Philosophy of Science.

– Russo F., Explaining causal modelling. Or, what a causal model ought to explain, In M. D’Agostino, G. Giorello, F. Laudisa, T. Pievani and C. Sinigaglia (eds), New Essays in Logic and Philosophy of Science, SILF Series, Volume I, College Publications, London. ISBN: 978-1-84890-003-5

-Russo F. and Williamson J. Generic vs. single-case causality. The case of autopsy, European Journal for Philosophy of Science. 1(1), 47-69.

– Mouchart M. and Russo F., Causal explanation: recursive decompositions and mechanisms, in McKay Illari P., Russo F. and Williamson J. (eds), Causality in the sciences, Oxford University Press.

– Russo F., Mouchart M., Wunsch G. (2011). Inferring causality through counterfactuals in observational studies. Some epistemological issues. Bullettin de Methodologie Sociologique – Bullettin of Sociological Methodology.

– Casini L., Illari P., Russo F., J. Williamson (2011) Models for prediction, explanation, and control: recursive Bayesian Networks. Theoria, 26(70), 5-33.

2010

– Russo F., “Comparative process tracing: yet another virtue of mechanisms?”, in Journal of Economic Methodology.

– Russo F., “Are causal analysis and system analysis compatible approaches?”, in International Studies in Philosophy of Science.

– Russo F., “Review of: H-K Chao Representation and structure in economics”, in Economics and Philosophy.

– Casini L., McKay Illari P., Russo F., Williamson J., Recursive Bayesian Nets for Explanation, Prediction and Control in Cancer Science, in Fred A., Felipe J. and Gamboa H. (eds), Bioinformatics 2010, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Bioinformatics, Valencia, Spain, January 20-23 2010. ISBN: 978-989-674-019-1

– Mouchart M., Russo F., Wunsch G. (2010). Inferring causal relations by modelling structures. Statistica, LXX(4), 411-432.

– Wunsch G., Russo F., Mouchart M. (2010). Do we necessarily need longitudinal data to infer causal relations?, Bulletin of Sociological Methodology, 106 (1), 5-18.

2009

– Russo F., “Variational causal claims in epidemiology”, in Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 52(4), 540-554.

– Russo F., “Causal arrows in econometric models”, in Humana.Mente, 10, pp. 25-40, Special issue on the Philosophy of Economics, edited by Mauro Rossi and Laura Beritelli.

– Cozman F., Haenni R., Romejin J-W, Russo F., Wheeler G., Williamson J., “Introduction. Combining probability and logic”, in Cozman F., Haenni R., Romeijn J-W, Russo F., Wheeler G., Williamson G. (eds), Special Issue: Probabilistic Logic and Probabilistic Networks. Journal of Applied Logic, 7(2), pp. 131-135.

– Mouchart M., Russo F., Wunsch G., “Structural modelling, exogeneity, and causality”,  in Engelhardt H., Kohler H-P, Prskwetz A. (eds), Causal Analysis in Population Studies: Concepts, Methods, Applications, Springer, Dordrecht, pp. 59- 82.

– Arnaldi S., Lorenzet A., Russo F., “Managing the uncertainty of nanotechnology across boundaries and scales”, in Arnaldi S., Lorenzet A., Russo F. (eds), Technoscience in Progress. Managing the Uncertainty of Nanotechnology, IOS Press.

2007

– Russo F. , “Frequency-driven probabilities in quantitative causal analysis”, Philosophical Writings, 32, pp. 32-49.

– Russo F. and Williamson J., “Interpreting causality in the health sciences”, International Studies in Philosophy of Science, 21(2), pp. 157-170.

– Mouchart M., Russo F., Wunsch G., “Causality, structural modelling, and exogeneity”, DP0709, Institut de statistique, Université catholique de Louvain. http://www.stat.ucl.ac.be/ISpub/dp/2007/DP0709.pdf

– Russo F. and Williamson J., “Interpreting probability in causal models for cancer”, in F. Russo and J. Williamson (eds), Causality and Probability in the Sciences, Texts in Philosophy Series, College Publications, London, pp 217-242.

2006

– Russo F., “The rationale of variation in methodological and evidential pluralism”, Philosophica, 77, Special Issue on Causal Pluralism, pp. 97-124.

– Russo F., “Salmon and van Fraassen on the existence of unobservable entities: a matter of interpretation of probability”, Foundations of Science, 11(3), pp. 221-247.

– Russo F. Mouchart M., Ghins M., Wunsch G., “Statistical modelling and causality in the social sciences”, Discussion Paper 0601, Institut de Statistique, Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. http://www.stat.ucl.ac.be/ISpub/dp/2006/dp0601.pdf

2005

– Russo F., “On the foundations of agency-manipulability theories of causation. A critique”, Preprints in Analytic Philosophy. http://www.hiw.kuleuven.be/pap/papers/PAP_002(2005).pdf

– Russo F. “Dal realismo scientifico all’interpretazione della probabilità. Salmon e van Fraasen a confronto”, Isonomia 2005.

2004

– Russo F., Review of: Bovens L. and Hartmann S., Bayesian Epistemology, Revue Philosophique de Louvain 102(3), pp. 543-546.

2003

– Rea C., Russo F., Salamanca L., “L’école de Louvain-la-Neuve est-elle constructiviste?”, in A. Mucchielli (ed), La place du constructivisme pour les études des communication, Actes du Colloque Béziers, avril 2003, Université Montpellier III, pp. 168-183.

– Russo F., Review of: Zahar E., Essaye d’épistémologie réaliste, Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(3), pp. 516-519.

– Russo F., Review of: Agazzi E. and Pauri M., The Reality of Unobservable, Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(1), pp. 176-179.

– Russo F., Review of: Vernes J-R, L’existence du monde extérieur et l’erreur du rationalisme, Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(1), pp. 173-176.

Encyclopaedia Entries and Technical Reports

– Russo F. (2013). Mathematical models, use in social science. In Kaldis B. (eds), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. SAGE Publications.

– Russo F. (2013). Models in social science. In Kaldis B. (eds), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences. SAGE Publications.

– Russo F., Wunsch G., Mouchart M. (2010). Inferring causality through counterfactuals in observational studies. Some epistemological issues. DP1029, Institut de Statistique, UCL.

– Wunsch G., Russo F., Mouchart M. (2009). Do we necessarily need longitudinal data to infer causal relations? DP0119, Institut de Statistique, UCL.

– Russo F., Wunsch G., Mouchart M. (2008). Potential outcomes, counterfactuals, and structural modelling. Causal approaches in the social sciences. DP0826, Institut de Statistique, UCL.

– Mouchart M., Russo F. Wunsch G. (2007). Causality, structural modelling and exogeneity. DP0709,  Institut de Statistique, UCL.

– Russo F., Mouchart M., Ghins M., Wunsch G. (2006). Statistical modelling and causality in the social sciences. DP0601, Institut de Statistique, UCL.

Book reviews

– Russo F. (2011). Book Review. Philosophy of medicine: between clinical trials and mechanisms. Jeremy Howick: The philosophy of evidence-based medicine. Metascience. 10.1007/s11016-011-9630-5

– Russo F. (2011). Review of: Depth. An account of scientific explanation, Michael Strevens. Theoria, 71.

– Russo F. (2010). Review of: Representation and Structure in Economics. The Methodology of Econometric Models of the Consumption Function, Hsiang-Ke Chao. Economics and Philosophy, 26, 20-24.

– Russo F. (2004). Review of: Bovens L. and Hartmann S., Bayesian Epistemology. Revue Philosophique de Louvain 102(3), 543-546.

– Russo F. (2003). Review of: Zahar E., Essaye d’épistémologie réaliste. Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(3), 516-519.

– Russo F. (2003). Review of: Agazzi E. and Pauri M., The Reality of Unobservable. Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(1), 176-179.

– Russo F. (2003). Review of: Vernes J-R, L’existence du monde extérieur et l’erreur du rationalisme. Revue Philosophique de Louvain, 101(1), 173-176.

Popularisation

– Russo F. (2013). Editorial and Interview with Sabina Leonelli. The Reasoner 7(9).

–  Russo F. (2012). Editorial and Interview with Robert Frodeman. The Reasoner 6(1).

– Russo F. (2011). Editorial and Interview with Stathis Psillos. The Reasoner 5(7).

– Russo F. (2011). Editorial and Interview with Jan Faye. The Reasoner, vol 5(2).

– Russo F., Mouchart M., Wunsch G. (2010). Causalità nelle scienze sociali: una sfida o una chimera?, SIS Magazine.

– Russo F. (2010). Editorial and Interview with John Norton, The Reasoner, vol. 4(1).

– Russo F., Report on: ‘Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?’ – Rotterdam, 20-22 November 2008, Humana.Mente, 10, XV-XVI.

– Russo F. and Williamson J. (2008), Editorial, The Reasoner, vol 2.10.

– Russo F. (2008), Interview with Jim Joyce, The Reasoner, vol. 2.10.

– Russo F. (2008), Editorial, The Reasoner, vol. 2.8.

– Russo F. (2008), Editorial, The Reasoner, vol. 2.2.

– Russo F. (2007), Editorial, Interview with Michel Mouchart & Guillaume Wunsch, The Reasoner, vol. 1.8.

– Russo F. (2007), Editorial, Evidence in medical decision-making, The Reasoner, vol. 1.2.

Evidence and Causality in the Sciences: Topoi special issue

These pages are not updated anymore. For the latest information about my work, please visit: http://russofederica.wordpress.com Evidence and Causality in the Sciences – Special issues of Topoi Editors: Phyllis Illari and Federica Russo Causality is a vibrant and thriving topic in philosophy of science. It is closely related to many other challenging scientific concepts, such as …

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