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Title: Singular causation without dispositions
Authors: García-Encinas, María José
Issue Date: 2011
Abstract: Is singular causation best understood within a dispositionalist framework? Although a positive answer has not yet been wholly developed, different philosophers have made some positive contributions suggesting that it is. Against these suggestions, I claim that any possible account of singular causation in terms of real, irreducible, dispositions conveys unsolvable flaws in its very metaphysical foundations.
Sponsorship: This work was supported by the Spanish MiCINN Project: HUM2007-64797/FISO.
Publisher: Universidad del País Vasco
Description: Some of these ideas were first presented at the Wokshop on Causality and Relativity, Barcelona 2007, and the Workshop on Singular Causality, Counterfactuals and Mental Causation, Granada 2007.
Keywords: Causation
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10481/29894
ISSN: 0495-4548
Rights : Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License
Citation: García-Encinas, M.J. Singular causation without dispositions. Theoria, 26(1): 35-50 (2011). [http://hdl.handle.net/10481/29894]
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