Philosophical Quarterly 48 (191):227-234 (1998)

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Alexander James Bird
King's College London
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In ‘Finkish Dispositions’1 David Lewis proposes an analysis of dispositions which improves on the simple conditional analysis. In this paper I show that Lewis’ analysis still fails. I also argue that repairs are of no avail, and suggest why this is so.
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