Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation

Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation

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How are causal judgements such as 'the ice on the road caused the traffic accident' connected with judgements such as 'if there had not been any ice on the road, the traffic accident would not have happened'? This book looks at this question by uniting psychological and philosophical approaches to causation and counterfactuals.because the corresponding type (i) counterfactual, a#39;If I were not struck by a meteor, I would write this papera#39;, is not a true ... The Pot Plant In this example, we causally discriminate between the gardenera#39;s failure to water a pot plant and Queen ofanbsp;...

Title:Understanding Counterfactuals, Understanding Causation
Author:Christoph Hoerl, Teresa McCormack, Sarah R. Beck
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2011-11-03


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