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Douglas Kutach
Rutgers University - New Brunswick (PhD)
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This essay was completed in January 2016 and accepted for publication in a collection on occasionalism by Nazif Muhtaroglu. It attempts to update the doctrine of occasionalism to make it independent of theism and fit better with contemporary physics and a modern understanding of causation. We find that modern physics provides an avenue to support the essential core of occasionalism.
Keywords Occasionalism  Causation  Efficient Cause
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