Laws in Nature

Laws in Nature

by Stephen Mumford
     
 

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Mumford outlines a major new theory of natural laws. His book begins with the question of whether there are any genuinely law-like phenomena in nature. The discussion addresses questions currently being debated by metaphysicians such as whether the laws of nature are necessary or contingent and whether a property can be identified independently of its causal role.See more details below

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Mumford outlines a major new theory of natural laws. His book begins with the question of whether there are any genuinely law-like phenomena in nature. The discussion addresses questions currently being debated by metaphysicians such as whether the laws of nature are necessary or contingent and whether a property can be identified independently of its causal role.

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ISBN-13:
9781134386505
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2004
Series:
Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
248
File size:
1 MB

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