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by John Collins,Ned Hall,L. A. Paul

  • ISBN: 0262033178
  • Category: Humanities
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  • Author: John Collins,Ned Hall,L. A. Paul
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: A Bradford Book (June 25, 2004)
  • Pages: 480
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Read instantly in your browser. Causation and Counterfactuals (Representation and Mind series). John Collins is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University.

Read instantly in your browser. ISBN-13: 978-0262532563. Series: Representation and Mind series.

Causation and Counterfactuals. The Subject's Matter. Frédérique de Vignemont and Adrian J. T. Alsmith.

One philosophical approach to causation sees counterfactual dependence as the . of causation; and a singularist theory of causation. Скачать (pdf, . 5 Mb) Читать.

One philosophical approach to causation sees counterfactual dependence as the key to the explanation of causal facts: for example, events c (the cause) and e (the effect) both occur, but had c not occurred, e would not have occurred either. Thirty years after Lewis's paper, this book brings together some of the most important recent work connecting-or, in some cases, disputing the connection als and causation, including the complete version of Lewis's Whitehead lectures, ''Causation as Influence,'' a major reworking of his original paper.

Among the many philosophers who hold that causal facts1 are to be explained in terms of-or more ambitiously, shown to reduce to-facts about what happens.

The paradigm examples of causation, so advocates of this approach tell us, are examples in which events c and e- the cause and its effect- both occur, but: had c not occurred, e would not have occurred either

Are you sure you want to remove Causation and Counterfactuals (Representation and Mind) from your list? Causation and Counterfactuals (Representation and Mind). Published June 1, 2004 by The MIT Press.

Representation and mind). ’ Includes bibliographical references and index.

A Bradford Book The MIT Press Cambridge, Massachusetts London, England. 6 2004 Massachusetts Institute of Technology. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form by any electronic or mechanical means (including photocopying, recording, or information storage and retrieval) without permission in writing from the publisher. Representation and mind). ISBN 0-262-03317-8 (hc. : alk. paper) - ISBN 0-262-53256-5 (pb. paper). 2. Counterfactuals (Logic). Paul's Homepage at UNC Chapel Hill. MIT Press, ISBN 978-0-26253-2563. Conversation on Causation and Counterfactuals with Ned Hall on Philosophy TV. Interview on the radio show "Philosophy Talk" with Ken Taylor and John Perry. Paul&oldid 888747099". The Rights of Others: Aliens, Residents, and Citizens. This book is an examination of Plato's treatment of the relation between a whole and its parts in a group of Plato's later works: the Theaetetus, Parmenides, Sophist, Philebus, and Timaeus The Iconic Logic of Peirce's Graphs. At the dawn of modern logic, Charles S. Peirce invented two types of logical systems, one symbolic and the other graphical.

Поиск книг BookFi BookSee - Download books for free. John Collins, Ned Hall, L. A. Paul. Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology (Consciousness & Self-consciousness Series). Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack, Sarah Beck.

One philosophical approach to causation sees counterfactual dependence as the key to the explanation of causal facts: for example, events c (the cause) and e (the effect) both occur, but had c not occurred, e would not have occurred either. The counterfactual analysis of causation became a focus of philosophical debate after the 1973 publication of the late David Lewis's groundbreaking paper, "Causation," which argues against the previously accepted "regularity" analysis and in favor of what he called the "promising alternative" of the counterfactual analysis. Thirty years after Lewis's paper, this book brings together some of the most important recent work connecting--or, in some cases, disputing the connection between--counterfactuals and causation, including the complete version of Lewis's Whitehead lectures, "Causation as Influence," a major reworking of his original paper. Also included is a more recent essay by Lewis, "Void and Object," on causation by omission. Several of the essays first appeared in a special issue of the Journal of Philosophy, but most, including the unabridged version of "Causation as Influence," are published for the first time or in updated forms.Other topics considered include the "trumping" of one event over another in determining causation; de facto dependence; challenges to the transitivity of causation; the possibility that entities other than events are the fundamental causal relata; the distinction between dependence and production in accounts of causation; the distinction between causation and causal explanation; the context-dependence of causation; probabilistic analyses of causation; and a singularist theory of causation.