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Author Pietroski, Paul M.

Title Causing actions / Paul M. Pietroski
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford Univ. Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- 1. Actions as inner causes -- 2. Fregean innocence -- 3. From explanation to causation -- 4. Other things being equal -- 5. Personal dualism -- 6. Modal concerns -- 7. Natural causes -- Appendix: The semantic wages of neuralism -- References -- Index
Summary Paul Pietroski defends a dualist view of the mind-body problem. Central to his account is his proposed treatment of ceteris paribus laws, their role in explanation, and how such laws are related to singular causal claims
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 260-270) and index
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Subject Act (Philosophy)
Action theory.
Causation.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191520233 (electronic bk.)
0191598232
9780191520235 (electronic bk.)
9780191598234