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Making a difference : essays on the philosophy of causation

Author: Helen Beebee; Christopher Hitchcock; Huw Price
Publisher: S.L. : Oxford University Press, 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Making a Difference presents new essays on causation and counterfactuals by an international team of experts. The topics range from the semantics of counterfactuals and the context-sensitivity of  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Beebee; Christopher Hitchcock; Huw Price
ISBN: 0198746911 9780198746911
OCLC Number: 1000611449
Description: xi, 336 pages
Contents: 1: Helen Beebee, Christopher Hitchcock and Huw Price: Introduction2: Daniel Nolan: Causal Counterfactuals and Impossible Worlds3: Rachael Briggs: Two Interpretations of the Ramsey Test4: Cei Maslen: Pragmatic Explanations of the Proportionality Constraint on Causation5: Huw Price: Causation, Intervention, and Agency: Woodward on Menzies and Price6: David Braddon-Mitchell: The Glue of the Universe7: Christopher Hitchcock: Actual Causation: What's the Use?8: Nancy Cartwright: Can Structural Equations Explain How Mechanisms Explain?9: Peter Menzies: The Problem of Counterfactual Isomorphs10: Thomas Blanchard and Jonathan Schaffer: Cause without Default11: Brad Weslake: Difference-making, Closure and Exclusion12: Philip Pettit: The Program Model, Difference-makers, and the Exclusion Problem13: James Woodward: Intervening in the Exclusion Argument14: Christian List and Peter Menzies: My Brain Made Me Do It: The Exclusion Argument Against Free Will, and What's Wrong With It15: Helen Beebee: Epiphenomenalism for Functionalists16: Peter Menzies: The Consequence Argument Disarmed: an Interventionist Perspective


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