1-20 of 521 Search Results for

cause

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (3): 422–426.
Published: 01 July 2018
...Mark Povich; Carl F. Craver Lange Marc , Because without Cause: Non-Causal Explanations in Science and Mathematics . New York: Oxford University Press , 2016 . 489 pp. . © 2018 by Cornell University 2018 The consensus in the philosophy of science, at least since the 1980s, has...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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...
Image
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 More
Image
Published: 01 July 2018
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
Image
Published: 01 July 2018
Figure 5   A DAG representing a common cause structure Figure 5 . A DAG representing a common cause structure More
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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 which...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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, Causation...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (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...
FIGURES | View All (5)
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (3): 317–354.
Published: 01 July 2006
... are 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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 303–307.
Published: 01 April 2021
... theses: (A) Only desires or similar conative states provide impulses to act. (B) Beliefs alone cannot initiate action, nor cause affective states that in turn move us to act; they can only influence action by directing already-present desires. (C) Necessarily, all moral evaluations are motives. (D...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2003) 112 (3): 419–422.
Published: 01 July 2003
... on the 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...
Journal Article
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...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (2): 203–248.
Published: 01 April 2004
..., 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 of the world...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2018) 127 (4): 550–554.
Published: 01 October 2018
... an actual sequence view of free will, with extremely significant results. We are free, Sartorio holds, only if “our acts have the right kinds of causes” (3). More specifically, “all that matters to the freedom of an act is how the agent came to perform the act, or the actual history of the act” (18...
Journal Article
The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (4): 433–468.
Published: 01 October 2005
... without passing through the inter- vening space, and a body does not disappear at one moment and reap- pear only after some finite period of time has elapsed. A body’s motion in classical physics is affected by outside influences (force fields, colli- sions) that cause the body to feel forces...