CAUSATION AND EXPLANATION PSILLOS PDF

How is causation linked with explanation? And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? These questions and many Stathis Psillos. Routledge (). In the section on laws of nature, Psillos considers both the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals as well as alternative approaches to. Stathis Psillos divides his account into three sections: causation, laws of nature, and explanation. He begins the causation section with Hume’s classic.

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Accessible to readers of all levels, this book provides an excellent introduction to one of the most enduring problems of philosophy. Setup an account with your psillod in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy.

How is causation linked with explanation?

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These questions and many others are addressed in this unified and rigorous examination of the philosophical problems surrounding causation, laws and explanation. What is the nature of causation? In the section on laws of nature, Psillos considers both the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals as well as alternative approaches to laws. Michael Strevens – – Harvard University Press.

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Regularities and singular causation.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. David Braddon-Mitchell – – Erkenntnis 39 2: Part 3 examines the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation, statistical explanation, the explanation of laws and the metaphysics of explanation.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Propensities, Chance, Causation, and Contrastive Explanation. Stathis Psillos – – Perspectives on Science 12 3: In the final section on explanation he examines in detail the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation and statistical explanation before considering the explanation of laws and the metaphysics of explanation.

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Causation and Explanation

Causation, Miscellaneous in Metaphysics categorize this paper. Google Books no proxy phs. Causation, Misc in Metaphysics. Part 3 examines the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation, statistical explanation, the explanation of laws and the metaphysics of explanation. How is causation linked with explanation? Against the Contrastive Account of Singular Causation. Part 2 considers the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals, as well as recent alternative approaches to laws.

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He is also the author of “Scientific Realism: Causation and Explanation Stathis Psillos Limited preview – Hausman – – Philosophical Quarterly 39 Sign in to use this feature. A Glimpse of the Secret Connexion: And can there be an adequate theory of explanation?

The metaphysics of explanation. Causality and Causal Modelling in the Social Sciences: Review of Making Things Happen. History of Western Philosophy. Benjamin Barros – – Synthese 3: Sign in Create an account.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. Stathis Psillos – – Routledge. In the final section on explanation he examines in detail the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation and statistical explanation