Strawson on Laws and Regularities

Analysis 51 (4):206 - 208 (1991)
In his recent book The Secret Connection (Clarendon 1989), Galen Strawsonadvances what he calls 'a simple and devastating objection' to the regularitytheory of causation. I will argue that his objection, far from beingdevastating, has no force at all; and further, that if it did have force, itwould tell equally against Strawson's own preferred alternative to theregularity theory.
Keywords Regularity theory of causation  Humean problem of causation
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DOI 10.1093/analys/51.4.206
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