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By Phil Dowe,Paul Noordhof

ISBN-10: 0415300983

ISBN-13: 9780415300988

ISBN-10: 0415408482

ISBN-13: 9780415408486

Philosophers have lengthy been desirous about the relationship among reason and impact: are 'causes' issues we will be able to adventure, or are they suggestions supplied via our minds? The learn of causation is going again to Aristotle, yet resurged with David Hume and Immanuel Kant, and is now the most vital issues in metaphysics. lots of the contemporary paintings performed during this sector has tried to put causation in a deterministic, medical, worldview. yet what concerning the unpredictable and chancey international we really stay in: can one thought of causation hide all cases of reason and impact?

Cause and likelihood: Causation in an Indeterministic international is a suite of specifically written papers by way of world-class metaphysicians. Its concentration is the matter dealing with the 'reductionist' method of causation: the try to conceal every kind of causation, deterministic and indeterministic, with one simple idea.

Contributors: Stephen Barker, Helen Beebee, Phil Dowe, Dorothy Edgington, Doug Ehring, Chris Hitchcock, Igal Kwart, Paul Noordhof, Murali Ramachandran and Michael Tooley.

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