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Causation (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)

Causation (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)
Author: N/A
ISBN 13: 9780198750949
ISBN 10: 198750943
Edition: 1
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1993-05-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
List Price: $49.95

This volume presents a selection of the most influential recent discussions of the crucial metaphysical question: What is it for one event to cause another? The subject of causation bears on many topics, such as time, explanation, mental states, the laws of nature, and the philosophy of science. Contributors include J.L Mackie, Michael Scriven, Jaegwon Kim, G.E.M. Anscombe, G.H. von Wright, C.J. Ducasse, Wesley C. Salmon, David Lewis, Paul Horwich, Jonathan Bennett, Ernest Sosa, and Michael Tooley.