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How is causation linked with explanation? And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? These questions and many Stathis Psillos. Routledge (). In the section on laws of nature, Psillos considers both the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals as well as alternative approaches to. Stathis Psillos divides his account into three sections: causation, laws of nature, and explanation. He begins the causation section with Hume’s classic.

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Eric Marcus – – Harvard University Press. No keywords specified fix it. Goldberg – – Manuscrito 25 3: Added to PP index Total downloads 1 1, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? These questions and many others are addressed in this unified and rigorous examination of the philosophical problems surrounding causation, laws and explanation. How is causation linked with explanation? Michael Strevens – – Harvard University Press.

Part 1 of this book explores Hume’s views on causation, theories of singular causation, and counterfactual and mechanistic approaches. In the section on laws of nature, Psillos considers both the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals as well as alternative approaches to laws.

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Accessible to readers of all levels, this book provides an excellent introduction to one of the most enduring problems of philosophy. What is the nature of causation? Causation, Miscellaneous in Metaphysics categorize this paper.

Request removal from index. Mentalistic Explanation and Mental Causation. Added to PP index Total downloads 15, of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 14 34, of 2, How explanxtion I increase my downloads? These questions and many others are addressed in this unified and rigorous examination of the philosophical problems surrounding causation, laws and explanation.

Negative Causation in Causal and Mechanistic Explanation.

Causation and Explanation

Contents Hume on causation. Schoonhoven – – Dissertation, University of Michigan. Part 2 considers the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals, as well as recent alternative approaches to laws. Accessible to readers of all levels, this book provides an excellent introduction to one of psillis most explanagion problems of philosophy.

This entry has no external links. Part 2 considers the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals, as well as recent alternative approaches to laws. The Applicability of Mathematics to Physical Modality.

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And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? Against the Contrastive Account of Singular Causation.

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Humean Laws and Explanation. Measuring Variations Federica Russo Limited preview – Account Options Sign in. Causation, Misc in Metaphysics. Google Books no proxy phs.

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Propensities, Chance, Causation, and Contrastive Explanation. In the final section on explanation he examines in detail the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation and statistical explanation Review of Making Things Happen.

Thomas Reid on Causation and Scientific Explanation. Holly Andersen – – Philosophy of Science 78 2: David Braddon-Mitchell – – Erkenntnis 39 2: The Insufficiency of Nomological Explanation. Causation and Explanation Stathis Psillos Limited preview –