Proportionality, Abstract Causation, and the Exclusion Problem

International Journal of Philosophical Studies 30 (2):127-143 (2022)
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A considerable number of philosophers are attracted to what might be called ‘causal type-abstractionism’ – the view that photographs, symphonies, models of cars, novels, flags, and other multiply i...

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Alexey Aliyev
National Research University Higher School of Economics

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