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Philosophical papers

Author: David K Lewis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1983-1986.
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This second collection of essays by Lewis focuses on causation, probability, dependence and decision, and several other related topics. The thirteen papers are a major contribution to philosophy by  Read more...

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Lewis, David K. (David Kellogg), 1941-2001.
Philosophical papers.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1983-1986
(OCoLC)810357596
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David K Lewis
ISBN: 0195032039 9780195032031 0195032047 9780195032048 019503645X 9780195036459 0195036468 9780195036466
OCLC Number: 9083037
Description: 2 volumes ; 22 cm
Contents: V. 1. Holes (with Stephanie Lewis) --
Anselm and actuality --
Counterpart theory and quantified modal logic --
Counterparts of persons and their bodies --
Survival and identity --
How to define theoretical terms --
An argument for the identity theory --
Radical interpretation --
mad ain and martian pain --
Attitudes De dicto and De se --
Language and language --
General semantics --
Scorekeeping in a language game --
Tensions --
Truth in fiction --
v. 2. Counterfactuals and comparative possibility --
Counterfactual dependence and time's arrow --
The paradoxes of time travel --
A subjectivist's guide to objective chance --
Probabilities of conditionals and conditional probabilities --
Causation --
Causal explanation --
Events --
Veridical hallucination and prosethetic vision --
Are we free to break the laws? --
Prisoners' dilemma is a newcomb problem --
Causal decision theory --
Utilitarianism and truthfulness --
Bibliography of the writings of David Lewis.
Responsibility: David Lewis.
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