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Understanding counterfactuals, understanding causation : issues in philosophy and psychology

Author: Christoph Hoerl; Teresa McCormack; Sarah R Beck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Consciousness and self-consciousness.
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Twelve essays explore what bearing empirical findings might have on philosophical concerns about counterfactuals and causation, and how, in turn, work in philosophy might help clarify issues in empirical work on the relationships between causal and counterfactual thought.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christoph Hoerl; Teresa McCormack; Sarah R Beck
ISBN: 9780199590698 0199590699 019969513X 9780199695133
OCLC Number: 714724957
Description: viii, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : understanding counterfactuals and causation / Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack, and Sarah R. Beck --
Psychological studies of causal and counterfactual reasoning / James Woodward --
The relationship between children's causal and counterfactual judgements / Teresa McCormack, Caren Frosch, and Patrick Burns --
Perceptual causality, counterfactuals, and special causal concepts / Johannes Roessler --
Counterfactual and other forms of conditional reasoning : children lost in the nearest possible world / Josef Pemer and Eva Rafetseder --
Multiple developments in counterfactual thinking / Sarah R. Beck, Kevin J. Riggs, and Patrick Burns --
Domain-specific causal knowledge and children's reasoning about possibility / David M. Sobel --
Mental simulation and the nexus of causal and counterfactual explanation / David R. Mandel --
Counterfactual availability and causal judgment / Christopher Hitchcock --
The role of counterfactual dependence in casual judgements / Peter Menzies --
Counterfactual and causal thoughts about exceptional events / Ruth M.J. Byrne --
Causation first : why causation is prior to counterfactuals / Dorothy Edgington --
Suppositions, conditionals, and causal claims / Aidan Feeney and Simon J. Handley.
Series Title: Consciousness and self-consciousness.
Responsibility: edited by Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack, and Sarah R. Beck.
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