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Epidemiologic Experiments: Natural and Contrived

Mervyn Susser and Zena Stein

in Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses natural experiments and contrived experiments in epidemiology. Some epidemiologists have remained cautious about experimental intervention. Perhaps they have been deterred on ... More


Novel Knowledge: Judgment, Experience, Experiment

John Bende

in This Is Enlightenment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226761473
eISBN:
9780226761466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226761466.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the British novelists of the early eighteenth century adopted three elements of natural philosophy in fashioning their narratives: surrogate witnessing, the contrived ... More


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