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Causing actions

Paul M. Pietroski author.


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  • Title:
    Causing actions
  • Author: Paul M. Pietroski author.
  • Description: ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction""; ""1. Actions as Inner Causes""; ""2. Fregean Innocence""; ""3. From Explanation to Causation""; ""4. Other Things Being Equal""; ""5. Personal Dualism""; ""6. Modal Concerns""; ""7. Natural Causes""; ""Appendix: The Semantic Wages of Neuralism""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""
    Paul Pietroski defends a dualist view of the mind-body problem. Central to his account is his proposed treatment of ceteris paribus laws, their role in explanation, and how such laws are related to singular causal claims.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (285 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-19-159823-2;ISBN 1-282-05208-X;ISBN 0-19-152023-3;ISBN 9786612052088
  • Subjects: Act (Philosophy); Action theory; Causation; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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