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9. Dispositionalism: what tends to be?

9. Dispositionalism: what tends to be?  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

in Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.003.0010
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9780199684434
What is the dispositionalist theory of causation? ‘Dispositionalism: what tends to be?’ outlines the ideas of dispositionalism where causation is essentially dispositional in nature. It is ... More
3. Time and space: do causes occur before their effects?

3. Time and space: do causes occur before their effects?  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

in Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.003.0004
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9780199684434
‘Time and space: do causes occur before their effects?’ considers David Hume's ideas of temporal priority and contiguity for causation. Temporal priority means that causes must precede ... More
Causation: A Very Short Introduction

Causation: A Very Short Introduction  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.001.0001
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book
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9780199684434
Causation is the most fundamental connection in the universe. Without it, there would be no science or technology. There would be no moral responsibility either, as none of our thoughts ... More
2. Regularity: causation without connection?

2. Regularity: causation without connection?  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

in Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.003.0003
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9780199684434
A regularity is where one kind of thing is associated with or followed by another kind of thing. ‘Regularity: causation without connection?’ shows that types of events, actions, or states ... More
4. Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?

4. Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?  

Stephen Mumford and Rani Lill Anjum

in Causation: A Very Short Introduction

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Nov 2013
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Nov 2013
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9780191779909
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10.1093/actrade/9780199684434.003.0005
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9780199684434
‘Necessity: do causes guarantee their effects?’ explains what is meant by necessity and contingency. David Hume considered necessity as a possible fourth element to the idea of cause, ... More
4. Cause and Effect

4. Cause and Effect  

A. J. Ayer

in Hume: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776601
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10.1093/actrade/9780192854063.003.0004
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‘Cause and Effect’ considers Hume—s view that the relation of cause and effect supplies the basis for our factual beliefs. Observation leads us to believe in connections between physical ... More

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