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The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2003
...David Robb Douglas Ehring, Causation and Persistence: A Theory of Causation. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. Pp. x, 191. Cornell University 2003 BOOK REVIEWS animalist has nothing to say about the second issue but offers a theory of the first...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 79–103.
Published: 01 January 2006
...John Gibbons Cornell University 2006 Mental Causation without Downward Causation John Gibbons University of Nebraska, Lincoln The problem of causal exclusion is that an intuitive response to an intuitive...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (4): 483–538.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., with respect to objective causation. The essay begins with Newcomb problems, which turn on an apparent tension between two principles of choice: roughly, a principle sensitive to the causal features of the relevant situation, and a principle sensitive only to evidential factors. Two-boxers give priority...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 125–128.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Colin Chamberlain; Jeffrey K. McDonough Nadler Steven , Occasionalism: Causation Among the Cartesians . New York : Oxford University Press , 2011 . xi +215 pp . © 2013 by Cornell University 2013 BOOK REVIEWS Paula Gottlieb, The Virtue...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... counterfactuals can yield an appropriate notion of causal redundancy and argues for a negative answer. Second, it examines how this issue bears on the mental causation debate. In particular, it considers the argument that the overdetermination problem simply does not arise on a dependency conception of causation...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (3): 393–398.
Published: 01 July 2017
...Jonathan Cottrell De Pierris Graciela , Ideas, Evidence, and Method: Hume's Skepticism and Naturalism Concerning Knowledge and Causation . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2015 . xv + 318 pp . © 2017 by Cornell University 2017 This is a rich, ambitious, and original study...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 550–554.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Sara Bernstein Sartorio Carolina , Causation and Free Will . Oxford: Oxford University Press , 2016 . 208 pp . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 Carolina Sartorio's Causation and Free Will is the most important contribution to the free will debate in recent memory...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 45–96.
Published: 01 January 2021
...J. Dmitri Gallow This article provides a theory of causation in the causal modeling framework. In contrast to most of its predecessors, this theory is model-invariant in the following sense: if the theory says that C caused (didn’t cause) E in a causal model, M , then it will continue to say...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 335–338.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Daniel Rubio Pruss Alexander R. , Infinity, Causation, and Paradox . Oxford : Oxford University Press , 2018 . vi + 207 pp . © 2021 by Cornell University, 2021 In Infinity, Causation, and Paradox , Alexander Pruss undertakes a sweeping defense of the metaphysical thesis...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (4): 565–591.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Andrew Chignell; Derk Pereboom This essay highlights the important contributions Watkins's books have made to our understanding of theories about causation developed in eighteenth-century German philosophy and by Kant in particular. Watkins provides a convincing argument that central to Kant's...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (3): 327–358.
Published: 01 July 2005
...Jonathan Schaffer Cornell University 2005 Achinstein, Peter. 1975 . Causation, Transparency, and Emphasis. Canadian Journal of Philosophy 5 : 1 -23. Anscombe, G. E. M. 1969 . Causality and Extensionality. Journal of Philosophy 66 : 152 -59. Armstrong, David. 1999...
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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (1): 1–50.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 27 : 76 -105. Beebee, H. 2004 . “Causing and Nothingness.” In Causation and Counterfactuals , ed. J. Collins, N. Hall, and L. Paul, 291 -308. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Block, N. 1995 . “How Heritability Misleads about Race.” Cognition 56 : 99 -128. Cheng, P. W. 1997 . “From...
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The Philosophical Review (2007) 116 (4): 495–532.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Christopher Hitchcock Cornell University 2007 Barker, S. 2004 . “Analyzing Chancy Causation without Appeal to Chance-Raising.” In Dowe and Noordhof 2004, 120 -37. Beebee, H. 2004 . “Causing and Nothingness.” In Collins, Hall, and Paul 2004, 291 -308. Björnsson, G. 2007...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (3): 361–396.
Published: 01 July 2001
.... Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press. Collins, J., N. Hall, and L. Paul, eds. Forthcoming. Causation and Counterfactuals. Cambridge: MIT Press. Dowe, P. 1999 . “The Conserved Quantity Theory of Causation and Chance Raising.” Philosophy of Science 66 (Proceedings): S486 -S501...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2015
..., and his latest contribution, Mind, Brain, and Free Will , fits the mold. In this ambitious work, Swinburne aims to defend two of the most controversial, and often derided, theories in philosophy of mind and action: substance dualism and agent-causation. Swinburne defends a host of provocative claims...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (2): 189–214.
Published: 01 April 2013
... : 829 – 39 . Ginet Carl . 1990 . On Action . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Hieronymi Pamela . 2011 . “ Making a Difference .” Social Theory and Practice 37 : 181 – 94 . Lewis David . 1986 . “ Causation .” In Philosophical Papers 2 , 159 – 213 . New...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 October 2001
.... For philosophers of science with a serious interest in causal modeling, Causality is simply mandatory reading. Chapter 2, in particular, addresses many of the issues familiar from works such as Causation, Prediction and Search by Peter Spirtes, Clark Glymour, and Richard Scheines (New York: Springer-Verlag...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (2): 256–260.
Published: 01 April 2018
... other things that we are going to have to adjust our way of thinking about before we have a complete answer to the argument: laws of nature, causation, and the relationship between past and future” (88). Specifically she argues for Humean conceptions of laws and causation. Physical laws should...
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The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Figure 3   A DAG representing causation along a single path Figure 3 . A DAG representing causation along a single path ...
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