Essays in Philosophy 14 (1):3 (2013)

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Jon Litland
University of Texas at Austin
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I discuss three recent counterexamples to the transitivity of grounding due to Jonathan Schaffer. I argue that the counterexamples don’t work and draw some conclusions about the relationship between grounding and explanation
Keywords Applied Philosophy  Contemporary Philosophy
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DOI 10.7710/1526-0569.1453
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