CAUSATION AND EXPLANATION PSILLOS PDF

How is causation linked with explanation? And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? These questions and many Stathis Psillos. Routledge (). In the section on laws of nature, Psillos considers both the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals as well as alternative approaches to. Stathis Psillos divides his account into three sections: causation, laws of nature, and explanation. He begins the causation section with Hume’s classic.

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And can there be an adequate theory of explanation? He is also the author of “Scientific Realism: An Account of Scientific Explanation. Causation and Explanation Stathis Psillos Limited preview – Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. Part 2 considers the regularity view of laws and laws as relations among universals, as well as recent alternative approaches to laws.

Science Logic and Mathematics. Benjamin Barros – – Synthese 3: Mechanisms, Laws, and Regularities. Humean Laws and Explanation.

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In the final section on explanation he examines in detail the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation and statistical explanation The metaphysics of explanation.

No keywords specified fix it. Alternative approaches to laws. Accessible to readers of all levels, this book provides an excellent introduction to one of the most enduring problems of philosophy.

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Eric Marcus – – Harvard University Press. These questions and many others are addressed in this unified and rigorous examination of the philosophical problems surrounding causation, laws and explanation.

Stathos Psillos – manuscript. Thomas Reid on Causation and Scientific Explanation.

Negative Causation in Causal and Mechanistic Explanation. The Powerlessness of Necessity. Google Books no proxy phs. Against the Contrastive Account of Singular Causation. Find it on Scholar. Michael Strevens – – Harvard University Press. History of Western Philosophy.

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Part 3 examines the issues arising from deductive-nomological explanation, statistical explanation, the explanation of laws and the metaphysics of explanation.

The Applicability of Mathematics to Physical Modality. Part 1 of this book explores Hume’s views on causation, theories of singular causation, and counterfactual and mechanistic approaches.

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The Insufficiency of Nomological Explanation. What is the nature of causation? Causality and Causal Modelling in the Social Sciences: Account Options Sign in.

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Part 2 considers the regularity view causatoin laws and laws as relations among universals, as well as recent alternative approaches to laws. How is causation linked with explanation? Part 1 of this book explores Hume’s views on causation, theories of singular causation, and counterfactual and mechanistic approaches. Science Logic and Mathematics. Nora Berenstain – – Synthese 9:

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