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Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics$
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Douglas Kutach

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780199936205

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936205.001.0001

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Causation in a Physical World

Causation in a Physical World

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Causation and its Basis in Fundamental Physics
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I emphasize the important conclusions from a previous chapter and suggest ways that others can build on the main ideas. In particular, I show how the metaphysical project conducted in this book is related to philosophical work on causal modeling and to theories of causation based on the transference of conserved quantities or marks. The discussion wraps up by surveying topics my metaphysics of causation is not intended to address.

Keywords:   causal modeling, causal process, empirical analysis, causal asymmetry, causal explanation

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