Multiple Realizability from a Causal Perspective

Philosophy of Science 87 (4):640-662 (2020)
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This article examines the multiple realizability thesis within a causal framework. The beginnings of this framework are found in Elliott Sober’s “Multiple Realizability Argument against Reduction,”...

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