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Causation and explanation
edited by Joseph Keim Campbell, Michael O'Rourke, and Harry Silverstein.

Published 2007 by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Explaining four psychological asymmetries in causal reasoning: implications of causal assumptions for coherence
Causality and computation
Actual causes and thought experiments
What's wrong with neuron diagrams?
Mackie remixed
Occasional causes
In defense of explanatory deductivism
Goal-directed action and teleological explanation
Van Fraassens Dutch book argument against explanationism
Counterfactuals in economics: a commentary
Why don't you want to be rich? preference explanation on the basis of causal structure
Decisions, intentions, urges, and free will: why Libet has not shown what he says he has
Constitutive overdetermination
Ex nihilo nihil fit: arguments new and old for the principle of sufficient reason.

Edition Notes

"A Bradford book."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Topics in contemporary philosophy


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
BD541 .C193 2007

The Physical Object

xviii, 315 p. :
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0262033631, 0262532905
9780262033633, 9780262532907
LC Control Number
Library Thing
1960564 1264968

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