Selected publications

Anjum, R. L. (forthcoming) What is the Guidelines Challenge? The CauseHealth Perspective, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

Anjum, R.L. (2016) Evidence-Based or Person-Centered. An Ontological Debate, European Journal of Person Centered Healthcare, 4 (2): 421-9

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2017) A Philosophical Argument Against Evidence Based Policy, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23: 1045-50

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2017) Emergence and Demergence, in M. Paoletti and F. Orilia (eds), Philosophical and Scientific Perspectives on Downward Causation, London: Routledge, pp. 92-109.

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2017) Mutual Manifestations and Martin’s Two Triangles, in Jonathan Jacobs (ed.) Causal Powers, Oxford University Press, pp. 77-89.

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) A Process Theory of Causation, in Nicholson, D. J. & Dupré, J. (eds.). Everything Flows: Towards a Processual Philosophy of Biology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 61-75.

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) Powers and Potentiality, in M. Quante and K. Engelhard (eds), Handbook of Potentiality, Dordrecht: Springer

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) Causation in Science. On the Methods of Scientific Discovery. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) What Tends to Be. The Philosophy of Dispositional Modality. London: Routledge

Anjum, R.L., Copeland, S., Mumford, S. and Rocca, E. (2015) CauseHealth: Integrating Philosophical Perspectives into Person Centered Healthcare, European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 3: 427-30

Anjum, R.L., Kerry, R. and Mumford, S. (2015) Evidence Based on What?, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 21(6): E11-E12

Copeland, S. (2017) On Serendipity in Science: Discovery at the Intersection of Chance and Wisdom, Synthese, DOI 10.1007/s11229-017-1544-3

Copeland, S. (2017) Unexpected Findings and Promoting Monocausal Claims, A Cautionary Tale, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23: 1055-61

Engebretsen, K. M. (2018) Suffering Without a Medical Diagnosis. A Critical View on the Biomedical Attitudes Towards Persons Suffering from Burnout and the Implications for Medical Care, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, Philosophy special issue

Rocca, E. (2017) Bridging the Boundaries between Scientists and Clinicians. Mechanistic Hypotheses and Patient Stories in Risk Assessment of Drugs, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 23: 114-120

Rocca, E. (2018) The Judgements that Evidence Based Medicine Adopts, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, Philosophy special issue

Rocca, E. and Andersen, F. (2017) How Biological Background Assumptions Influence Scientific Risk Evaluation of Stacked Genetically Modified Plants: An Analysis of Research Hypotheses and Argumentations, Life Sciences, Society and Policy, 13: 11. doi: 10.1186/s40504-017-0057-7

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R. L. (forthcoming) Why Causal Predictions Fail. An Example from Oil Contamination, Ethics, Policy & Environment

Rocca, E. Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) Causal Insights from Failure, in A. La Caze and B. Osimani (eds), Uncertainty in Pharmacology: Epistemology, Methods and Decisions (Boston Series for the History and Philosophy of Science), Springer.


In progress:

Anjum, R. L. and Rocca, E. (under review) From Ideal to Real Risk. Why re-thinking Causation is Crucial

Rocca, E., Copeland, S. and Edwards, I. R. (in progress) Pharmacovigilance as Scientific Discovery


CauseHealth YouTube channel
Videos by JackAChew and 

Rani Lill Anjum discusses Causation and Correlation – A Smart Drug Smarts podcast

What Evidence? Whoose Evidence? And On What Basis? Rani Lill Anjum on what’s wrong with evidence-based medicine for The Philosophers’ Magazine

Causation in Scientific Methods – A BJPS blog by Rani Lill Anjum

Er vi på vei bort fra evidensbasert medisin? Se foredraget Rani Lill Anjum holdt på Medisinsk Filosofisk Forum Nord i april her

NMBU Researchers, A Quick Introduction to Causation – Interview with Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

Published 26. June 2017 - 15:55 - Updated 3. May 2018 - 16:22

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