Constitution and Causation

Metaphysica 13 (1):1-6 (2012)
I argue that the constitution relation transmits causal efficacy and thus is a suitable relation to deploy in many troubled areas of philosophy, such as the mind–body problem. We need not demand identity
Keywords Causation  Constitution  Identity
Categories (categorize this paper)
DOI 10.1007/s12133-011-0088-0
 Save to my reading list
Follow the author(s)
My bibliography
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Revision history
Request removal from index
Download options
Our Archive

Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 25,687
Through your library
References found in this work BETA
Supervenience and Mind.Jaegwon Kim - 1993 - Cambridge University Press.
Mind in a Physical World.Jaegwon Kim - 2001 - Noûs 35 (2):304-316.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA
A Priori Knowledge That I Exist.Nick Zangwill - 2013 - Analytic Philosophy 54 (2):189-208.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles
Mechanisms and Downward Causation.Max Kistler - 2009 - Philosophical Psychology 22 (5):595-609.
Persons, Social Agency, and Constitution.Robert A. Wilson - 2005 - Social Philosophy and Policy 22 (2):49-69.

Monthly downloads

Added to index


Total downloads

130 ( #34,684 of 2,146,217 )

Recent downloads (6 months)

4 ( #185,759 of 2,146,217 )

How can I increase my downloads?

My notes
Sign in to use this feature

There  are no threads in this forum
Nothing in this forum yet.

Other forums