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Causation and counterfactuals

Author: Collins, John ; Hall, Ned ; Paul, L. A.Publisher: MIT Press, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 481 p. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0262532565Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print BD591 .C38 2004
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Causation and Counterfactuals Contents Contributors 1 2 3 4 5 Counterfactuals and Causation: History, Problems, and Prospects John Collins, Ned Hall, and L. A. Paul Trumping Preemption Jonathan Schaffer Causation as Influence David Lewis Preemptive Prevention John Collins Advertisement for a Sketch of an Outline of a Prototheory of Causation Stephen Yablo Difference-making in Context Peter Menzies Causation and the Price of Transitivity Ned Hall Aspect Causation L. A. Paul Two Concepts of Causation Ned Hall ix 1 59 75 107 119 139 181 205 225 277 291 309 325 341 6 7 8 9 10 Void and Object David Lewis 11 Causing and Nothingness Helen Beebee 12 For Facts as Causes and Effects D. H. Mellor 13 Preempting Preemption David Coady 14 Causes, Contrasts, and the Nontransitivity of Causation Cei Maslen 15 Causation: Probabilistic and Counterfactual Analyses Igal Kvart 16 A Counterfactual Analysis of Indeterministic Causation Murali Ramachandran 17 Do All and Only Causes Raise the Probabilities of Effects? Christopher Hitchcock 18 Causation, Counterfactuals, and the Third Factor Tim Maudlin 19 Going through the Open Door Again: Counterfactual versus Singularist Theories of Causation D. M. Armstrong References General Index Index of Examples 359 387 403 419 445 459 469 479

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