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Six Short Papers on Causality

John Michael Kuczynski

These essays concern the different kinds of causation and their respective explanatory functions. Each of the following topics is discussed, in a clear and precise manner: *The relationship between causation and prediction *The relationship between causation and explanation *The relationship between prediction and explanation *The nature of counterfactual truth *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding past-tense indicatives *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding future-tense indicatives *Program causality and its explanatory virtues *The different kinds of causes involved in the development of mental illness. *Singular causation *The nature of causal laws These topics are analyzed clearly, incisively and originally, by the world authority on the topic of causation. This book is a fascinating adventure, to be cherished and listened to over and over.

These essays concern the different kinds of causation and their respective explanatory functions. Each of the following topics is discussed, in a clear and precise manner: *The relationship between causation and prediction *The relationship between causation and explanation *The relationship between prediction and explanation *The nature of counterfactual truth *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding past-tense indicatives *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding future-tense indicatives *Program causality and its explanatory virtues *The different kinds of causes involved in the development of mental illness. *Singular causation *The nature of causal laws These topics are analyzed clearly, incisively and originally, by the world authority on the topic of causation. This book is a fascinating adventure, to be cherished and listened to over and over.
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Philosophy

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These essays concern the different kinds of causation and their respective explanatory functions. Each of the following topics is discussed, in a clear and precise manner: *The relationship between causation and prediction *The relationship between causation and explanation *The relationship between prediction and explanation *The nature of counterfactual truth *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding past-tense indicatives *The relationship between counterfactual conditionals and the corresponding future-tense indicatives *Program causality and its explanatory virtues *The different kinds of causes involved in the development of mental illness. *Singular causation *The nature of causal laws These topics are analyzed clearly, incisively and originally, by the world authority on the topic of causation. This book is a fascinating adventure, to be cherished and listened to over and over.

Language:

English

Length:

14m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

01:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

01:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:39


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:52


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

00:19