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Centre for Humanities Engaging Science and Society

CHESS Working Papers

CHESS working paper (Online) ISSN 2053-2660

Fact-Value Entanglement in Positive Economics

Prof Julian Reiss (Durham University)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2017-02

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

April 2017

Improving Child Safety: deliberation, judgement and empirical research

Munro, E., Cartwright, N., Hardie, J. and Montuschi, E.

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

February 2017

What’s so special about empirical adequacy?

Sindhuja Bhakthavatsalam (California State University) and Prof Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and UCSD)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-08

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

A Theory of Measurement

Prof Norman M. Bradburn (NORC and University of Chicago), Prof Nancy Cartwright (Durham University and UCSD) and Jonathan Fuller (University of Toronto)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-07

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

Are laws of nature consistent with contingency?

Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD and Pedro Merlussi, Durham University

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-06

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

September 2016

Understanding and misunderstanding randomized controlled trials

Prof Sir Angus Deaton, Princeton University and Prof Nancy Cartwright, Durham University and UCSD

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-05

[Produced as part of the Knowledge for Use (K4U) Research Project]

August 2016

The Poetry of Science: Creativity and Constraint

Prof Tom McLeish, Professor, Department of Physics, Durham University (UK)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-04

April 2016

**CHILCOT REPORT** Iraq's Dark Shadow: Tony Blair's moment of truth?

Marie-Hélène Labbé, Visiting Fellow, Department of Philosophy, Durham University (UK)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-03

April 2016

For media enquiries contact Labbemh@gmail.com

Link to Marie-Hélène's recently published French article 'Après le Brexit, la condamnation de Blair?', l'Opinion, 05 July 2017

Causality, Teleology and Explanation in Social Sciences

Ricardo F. Crespo, IAE (Universidad Austral) and National Council of Scientific Research (Argentina)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-02

February 2016

Objectivity – What it is for, when we can have it and when we can’t

Jeremy Hardie, London School of Economics
CHESS Working Paper No. 2016-01
February 2016

Archaeological Modeling, Representational and Experimental

Alison Wylie, Departments of Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Washington (Seattle); Department of Philosophy, Durham University (UK)

CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-04

December 2015

Making the Most of the Evidence: Evidence-based policy in the classroom

Nick Cowen, Kings College London and Nancy Cartwright, Durham University with Baljinder Virk and Stella Mascarenhas-Keyes

CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-03

July 2015

Single Case Causes: What is Evidence and Why

Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-02
March 2015

A Pragmatist Theory of Evidence

Julian Reiss, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2015-01
February 2015

Making the Most of the Evidence in Education: A Guide for Working Out What Works...Here and Now

Nick Cowen, King's College London, and Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2014-03
October 2014

Deliberating Policy: Where morals and methods mix – and not always for the best

Nancy Cartwright, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2014-02
July 2014

Struggling Over the Soul of Economics: Objectivity vs Expertise

Julian Reiss, Durham University
CHESS Working Paper No. 2013-01
September 2013

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