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The Oxford Handbook of Causation

The Oxford Handbook of Causation


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ISBN-13: 9780199279739
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/18/2010
Series: Oxford Handbooks Series
Pages: 806
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Helen Beebee is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Birmingham.

Christopher Hitchcock is Professor of Philosophy at the California Institute of Technology.

Peter Menzies is Professor of Philosophy at Macquarie University, Sydney.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Helen Beebee, (University of Birmingham), Christopher Hitchcock, (California Institute of Technology), and Peter Menzies, (Macquarie University, Sydney)
1. The Ancient Greeks, Sarah Broadie, (University of St Andrews)
2. The Medievals, John Marenbon, (Trinity College, Cambridge)
3. The Early Moderns, Kenneth Clatterbaugh, (University of Washington, Seattle)
4. Hume, Don Garrett, (New York University)
5. Kant, Eric Watkins, (University of California, San Diego)
6. The Logical Empiricists, Michael Stöltzner, (University of South Carolina at Columbia)
7. Regularity Theories, Stathis Psillos, (University of Athens)
8. Counterfactual Theories, L.A. Paul, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
9. Probabilistic Theories, Jon Williamson, (University of Kent)
10. Causal Process Theories, Phil Dowe, (University of Queensland)
11. Agency and Interventionist Theories, James Woodward, (California Institute of Technology)
12. Causal Powers and Capacities, Stephen Mumford, (University of Nottingham)
13. Anti-Reductionism, John Carroll, (North Carolina State University)
14. Causal Modelling, Christopher Hitchcock, (California Institute of Technology)
15. Mechanisms, Stuart Glennan, (Butler University, Indianapolis)
16. Causal Pluralism, Peter Godfrey-Smith, (Harvard University)
17. Platitudes and Counterexamples, Peter Menzies, (Macquarie University, Sydney)
18. Causes, Laws and Ontology, Michael Tooley, (University of Colorado at Boulder)
19. Causal Relata, Douglas Ehring, (Southern Methodist University, Dallas)
20. The Time-Asymmetry of Causation, Huw Price and Brad Weslake, (University of Rochester)
21. The Psychology of Causal Perception and Reasoning, David Danks, (Carnegie Mellon University and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition)
22. Causation and Observation, Helen Beebee, (University of Birmingham)
23. Causation and Statistical Inference, Clark Glymour, (Carnegie Mellon University and the Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition)
24. Mental Causation, Cei Maslen, (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand ), Terry Horgan, (University of Arizona), and Helen Daly, (University of Arizona)
25. Causation, Action, and Free Will, Alfred Mele, (Florida State University)
26. Causation and Ethics, Carolina Sartorio, (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
27. Causal Theories of Knowledge and Perception, Ram Neta, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
28. Causation and Semantic Content, Frank Jackson, (La Trobe University, and the Australian National University)
29. Causation and Explanation, Peter Lipton (1954-2007)
30. Causation and Reduction, Paul Humphreys, (University of Virginia)
31. Causation in Classical Mechanics, Marc Lange, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
32. Causation in Statistical Mechanics, Lawrence Sklar, (University of Michigan)
33. Causation in Quantum Mechanics, Richard Healey, (University of Arizona)
34. Causation in Spacetime Theories, Carl Hoefer, (Autonomous University of Barcelona)
35. Causation in Biology, Samir Okasha, (University of Bristol)
36. Causation in the Social Sciences, Harold Kincaid, (University of Alabama at Birmingham)
37. Causation in the Law, Jane Stapleton, (University of Texas, Australian National University, and University of Oxford )

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