ISBN-10:
0415876850
ISBN-13:
9780415876858
Pub. Date:
04/30/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Metaphysics of Powers: Their Grounding and their Manifestations / Edition 1

The Metaphysics of Powers: Their Grounding and their Manifestations / Edition 1

by Anna Marmodoro

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415876858
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/30/2010
Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics Series , #2
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Anna Marmodoro is a British Academy Post-Doctoral Fellow in Philosophy at the University of Oxford and a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus Christi College.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Anna Marmodoro 1: On the Individuation of Powers, E.J. Lowe 2: Do Powers Need Powers to Make Them Powerful? From Pandispositionalism to Aristotle, Anna Marmodoro 3: Categories and the Ontology of Powers: A Vindication of the Identity Theory of Properties, Kristina Engelhard 4: Powerful Qualities, John Heil 5: Manifestations as Effects, Jennifer McKitrick 6: Puzzling Powers: The Problem of Fit, Neil Williams 7: Dispositions, Manifestations, and Causal Structure, Toby Handfield 8: Causal Powers and Categorical Properties, Brian Ellis 9: A Powerful Theory of Causation, Stephen Mumford and Rani Anjum 10: Causation and the Manifestation of Powers, Alexander Bird 11: Antidotes for Dispositional Essentialism, Markus Schrenk Notes on Contributors Bibliography Index

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