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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2018
... fact that Because without Cause brilliantly makes the case for the possibility of noncausal explanation in mathematics and science and opens our collective eyes to many kinds of scientific argument that have escaped philosophical attention. The book shows one of the generation's best philosophers of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 294–296.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Michael Ferejohn R. J. Hankinson, Cause and Explanation in Ancient Greek Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998 Pp. ix, 499. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS occurrences make a causal difference. This more restrictive version of MOVE would...
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Figure 1   Two DAGs with and without an intervention on the cause C . The arrows leading into C (dotted) are disrupted by the intervention, the intervention itself is represented by a dashed arrow. Figure 1 . Two DAGs with and without an intervention on the cause C. The arrows leading into C More
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Figure 2   Mediators on the paths linking cause C and effect E Figure 2 . Mediators on the paths linking cause C and effect E More
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Figure 5   A DAG representing a common cause structure Figure 5 . A DAG representing a common cause structure More
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2005) 114 (4): 548–550.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Jesus H. Aguilar Berent Enç, How We Act: Causes, Reasons, and Intentions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. Pp. vi, 252. Cornell University 2005 BOOK REVIEWS The Philosophical Review, Vol. 114, No. 4 (October 2005) Berent Enç, How We Act...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2002) 111 (2): 291–294.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Georg Theiner; Timothy O'Connor Paul M. Pietroski, Causing Actions. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp.viii, 274. Cornell University 2002 BOOK REVIEWS Hookway’s book is not an easy read. It is detailed, technically oriented, and closely argued. It...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2010) 119 (4): 531–563.
Published: 01 October 2010
... the power of any idea derives from the power of its causes and because many ideas have external causes, there are no grounds for taking the intensity of conscious experience to track a mind's power closely. Rather, as the second group of remarks suggests, power in a human mind tracks the degree to...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 371–398.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Figure 1   Two DAGs with and without an intervention on the cause C . The arrows leading into C (dotted) are disrupted by the intervention, the intervention itself is represented by a dashed arrow. Figure 1 . Two DAGs with and without an intervention on the cause C. The arrows leading into C...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2005) 114 (3): 327–358.
Published: 01 July 2005
... of Philosophy 98 : 273 -99. Kim, Jaegwon. 1976 . Events as Property Exemplifications. In Action Theory , ed. Myles Brand and Douglas Walton, 159 -77. Dordrecht: D. Reidel. Kvart, Igal. 1997 . Cause and Some Positive Causal Impact. In Philosophical Perspectives . Vol. 11 , Mind...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2014) 123 (2): 205–229.
Published: 01 April 2014
... any effects caused by the higher-level phenomena would also be caused by their underlying physical bases. This sort of problem has been claimed to arise for antireductionists in a number of domains, 1 but it has been most intensively discussed in connection with the mind-body problem. Jaegwon...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2003) 112 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2003
... metaphysics of cau- sation, both because of its thorough and unified treatment of the literature and because its author faces head-on the most difficult foundational questions about causality: How, at the most basic level, do causes bring about their effects? What are the mechanisms operating in the world...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 April 2015
... seems that mental events very often cause physical events, they probably do (100–101). This argument is, as far as I know, wholly original and in my estimation brilliant—one of the most important contributions of the book. Given property dualism, Swinburne assumes epiphenomenalism entails that the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2018) 127 (4): 550–554.
Published: 01 October 2018
.... Sartorio's defense is to deny the sameness of causal histories. In the case of the nonworking phone, the failure of the phone call to be made is not caused by the decision not to make the call. In the case of the working phone, the failure is caused by the decision. Supervenience of freedom on actual...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 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 (1 July 2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
... useful for eating. The true causes of these phenomena are frequently beyond our ken, but, accustomed as we are to accepting teleological explanations in one domain of inquiry (namely, psychology), we read- ily adopt spurious teleological explanations of these nonpsychological phenomena...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2004) 113 (2): 203–248.
Published: 01 April 2004
... will, say, a chair to exist, “without at the same time willing that it exist either here or there and without His will placing it somewhere.”2 Just as in the initial act of cre- ation ex nihilo, God alone fully caused and determined the entire state of affairs, in every subsequent “conserving” act...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 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 (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 January 2016
...). However, the focus of the discussion shifts to the capacities of soul when Aristotle concludes that there is no essence-giving account of soul over and above accounts of soul as the cause of particular sorts of life. Johansen's interpretation stresses the continuity of Aristotle's capacity-centered...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2005) 114 (4): 433–468.
Published: 01 October 2005
... cause the body to feel forces. The force that a body feels at a given moment affects the body’s instantaneous acceleration a at that same moment according to Newton’s second law of motion, F = ma, where F is the net force on the body and m is the body’s mass. The var- ious instantaneous...