The Cement of the Universe
BeschreibungStudies causation both as a concept and as it is 'in the objects.' Offers new accounts of the logic of singular causal statements, the form of causal regularities, the detection of causal relationships, the asymmetry of cause and effect, and necessary connection, and it relates causation to functional and statistical laws and to teleology.
PressestimmenIt is a singularly impressive and powerful essay and one that will provide a basis for comment and controversy about causation and allied problems for a long time to come. D. J. O'Connor, British Journal for the Philosophy of Science -
Untertitel: A Study of Causation. Diagrams. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1980