• Published 2009

Explaining causal modelling . Or , what a causal model ought to explain

@inproceedings{Russo2009ExplainingCM,
  title={Explaining causal modelling . Or , what a causal model ought to explain},
  author={Federica Russo},
  year={2009}
}
One of the goals of the social sciences is to explain social phenomena. In this explanatory enterprise, causal relations, established by means of the so-called ‘causal models’, play a major role. This paper advances the view that causal models, by modelling causal mechanisms, (ought to) provide an explanation of social phenomena and should be seen as a model of explanation.1 

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