Program explanation: A general perspective

Analysis 50 (2):107-17 (1990)
Abstract
Some properties are causally relevant for a certain effect, others are not. In this paper we describe a problem for our understanding of this notion and then offer a solution in terms of the notion of a program explanation
Keywords Causal Explanation  Metaphysics  Property
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DOI 10.1093/analys/50.2.107
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