Chapter 1. Introducing Cause

  1. John Morton

Published Online: 4 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470773307.ch1

Understanding Developmental Disorders: A Causal Modelling Approach

Understanding Developmental Disorders: A Causal Modelling Approach

How to Cite

Morton, J. (2004) Introducing Cause, in Understanding Developmental Disorders: A Causal Modelling Approach, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470773307.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631187578

Online ISBN: 9780470773307

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Keywords:

  • moral values;
  • mothers;
  • causal analysis;
  • diagnosis;
  • development disorders

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Cause and public issues

  • Cause and individual events: ‘Why did Romeo die’

  • Some more reasons for not looking at individual cases

  • The need for a framework for thinking in

  • Creating a tool: the problem of notation

  • An example of the limits of language be careful when you read this

  • An invitation to consider diagrams as a tool

  • A tool for representing causal relationships