The Facts of Causation

Routledge (1995)
Authors
Hugh Mellor
Cambridge University
Abstract
The Facts of Causation grapples with one of philosophy's most enduring issues. Causation is central to all of our lives. What we see and hear causes us to believe certain facts about the world. We need that information to know how to act and how to cause the effects we desire. D. H. Mellor, a leading scholar in the philosophy of science and metaphysics, offers a comprehensive theory of causation. Many questions about causation remain unsettled. In science, the indeterminism of modern physics and genetics have made such questions considerably harder for philosophers to answer. While progress has been made, a complete account of the nature and cosequences of causation is long overdue. This major study provides that account
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Call number BD531.M39 1995
ISBN(s) 0415097797   0415197562   9780415097796     9780415197564
DOI 10.1111/1468-0149.00044
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