Oxford University Press (2007)

Tim Maudlin
New York University
A modest proposal concerning laws, counterfactuals, and explanations - - Why be Humean? -- Suggestions from physics for deep metaphysics -- On the passing of time -- Causation, counterfactuals, and the third factor -- The whole ball of wax -- Epilogue : a remark on the method of metaphysics.
Keywords Metaphysics  Physics Philosophy
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Reprint years 2009
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Call number BD111.M46 2007
ISBN(s) 0199218218   9780199575374   9780199218219   0199575371
DOI 10.1093/analys/anp022
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