Routledge (1995)

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Hugh Mellor
Cambridge University
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Everything we do relies on causation. We eat and drink because this causes us to stay alive. Courts tell us who causes crimes, criminology tell us what causes people to commit them. D.H. Mellor shows us that to understand the world and our lives we must understand causation. _The Facts of Causation_, now available in paperback, is essential reading for students and for anyone interested in reading one of the ground-breaking theories in metaphysics. We cannot understand the world and our place in it without understanding causation. Yet a complete account of the nature and implications of causation does not exist. D.H Mellor's new book is that account
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ISBN(s) 9780203031070   9780415197564   9780415097796   0415197562   0415097797   0203031075
DOI 10.1111/1468-0149.00044
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