Causality and intrinsicality

Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 108 (1pt2):101-120 (2008)

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Ann Whittle
University of Manchester
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This paper examines the relationship between causality and intrinsicality. Construed in one way, that relationship can be defended against some proposed counterexamples. However, I argue that trumping cases pose a more serious, if not fatal, problem. I then examine an alternative way of thinking about the relationship, but suggest that this too meets the same fate.
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9264.2008.00238.x
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