Selected publications


Anjum, R.L., Copeland, S. and Rocca, E. (Eds) (forthcoming) Rethinking Causality, Complexity and Evidence for the Unique Patient. A CauseHealth Resource for Health Professionals and the Clinical Encounter, Springer, open access book

Andersen, F. and Rocca, E. (2020) Underdetermination and evidence-based policy, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, open access

Nicholls, D., Groven, K.S., Kinsella, A. and Anjum, R.L. (Eds) (forthcoming) Mobilizing Knowledge in Physiotherapy. Critical Reflections on Foundations and Practices, Springer

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R.L. (2020) Erice Call for Change: Utilising Patient Experiences to Enhance the Quality and Safety of Healthcare, Drug Safety, published online, open access

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R.L. (2020) Causal Evidence and Dispositions in Medicine and Public Health, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, published online, open access

Rocca, E., Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2020) 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, pp. 39-57

Andersen, F., Anjum, R.L., Rocca, E. (2019). Philosophical BIAS is the one bias that science cannot avoid. eLife.

Rocca, E., Copeland, S., Edwards, I.R. (2019). Pharmacovigilance as scientific discovery: an argument for trans-disciplinarityDrug Safety

Rocca, E. and Anjum, R. L. (2019) Why Causal Predictions Fail. An Example from Oil ContaminationEthics, Policy & Environment, 22: 197-213

Andersen, F., Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2018) Causation and Quantum Physics, in Anjum and Mumford What Tends to Be. The Philosophy of Dispositional Modality, ch. 4

Anjum, R. L. (2018) What is the Guidelines Challenge? The CauseHealth Perspective, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24: 1027-31

Anjum, R. L., Copeland, S. and Rocca, E. (2018) Medical Scientists and Philosophers Worldwide Appeal to EBM to Expand the Notion of ‘Evidence’, BMJ Evidence Based Medicine, published online

Anjum, R. L., Copeland, S., Kerry, R. and Rocca, E. (2018) The Guidelines Challenge—Philosophy, Practice, Policy, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24: 1120-6

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. Open access

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

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) What Tends to Be, Routledge

Anjum, R. L. and Rocca, E. (2018) From Ideal to Real Risk. Why re-thinking Causation is Crucial, Risk Analysis, 39: 729-40

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, 24: 1150-7

Loughlin, M., Mercuri, M., Pârvan, A., Copeland, S., Tonelli, M. and Buetow, S. (2018) Treating Real People: Science and HumanityJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24: xx-xx, DOI 10.1111/jep.13024

Rocca, E. (2018) The Judgements that Evidence Based Medicine AdoptsJournal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 24: 1184-90

Anjum, R.L. and Mumford, S. (2017) A Philosophical Argument Against Evidence Based PolicyJournal 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

Copeland, S. (2017) On Serendipity in Science: Discovery at the Intersection of Chance and WisdomSynthese, 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

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. 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.

Andersen, F. and Arenhart, J. (2016) Metaphysics Within Science. Against Radical Naturalism, Metascience, 47: 159-180

Anjum, R.L. (2016) Evidence-Based or Person-Centered. An Ontological DebateEuropean Journal of Person Centered Healthcare, 4 (2): 421-9. Open access beta-version

Anjum, R.L., Copeland, S., Mumford, S. and Rocca, E. (2015) CauseHealth: Integrating Philosophical Perspectives into Person Centered HealthcareEuropean 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



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Published 26. June 2017 - 15:55 - Updated 18. August 2020 - 14:54