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Six Short Papers on Causality

John Michael Kuczynski

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Genres:

Philosophy

Description:

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

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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