Constitution and Causation

Metaphysica 13 (1):1-6 (2012)
Abstract
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
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DOI 10.1007/s12133-011-0088-0
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