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Causes and Coincidences


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Februar 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

David Owens offers alternative solutions to the problems still confronting theorists of causation.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; Introduction; 1. The inexplicability of a coincidence; 2. Causes and laws; 3. Events and non-causal explanations; 4. Causal explanation; 5. The direction of causal explanation; 6. Levels of causation; 7. Deviant causal chains; 8. Causation in action; Conclusion: whither causal realism?; Bibliography; Index.

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"...Owens' candor, his willingness to express philosophical puzzlement where puzzles exist for him, is especially refreshing. His book is a lively contribution to the growing literature on causation." Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
EAN: 9780521416504
ISBN: 0521416507
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Social an'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2003
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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