The Resource Hume's theory of causation : a quasi-realist interpretation, Angela Coventry

Hume's theory of causation : a quasi-realist interpretation, Angela Coventry

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Hume's theory of causation : a quasi-realist interpretation
Title
Hume's theory of causation
Title remainder
a quasi-realist interpretation
Statement of responsibility
Angela Coventry
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Causation has always been a central topic in the history of philosophy. Many theories causation have been advanced, but not one has approached anything like general acceptance. Yet the concept of causation is prevalent in many areas of contemporary philosophy: there are the causal theories of language, of action, of personal identity, of knowledge, of perception, of scientific explanation, and of reference. If causation is doing all this philosophical work, it seems essential to strive for an intelligible account of what a 'cause' actually is. One obvious place to start is Hume's analysis of c
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
122.092
Index
index present
LC call number
BD591
LC item number
.C68 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Continuum studies in British philosophy
Label
Hume's theory of causation : a quasi-realist interpretation, Angela Coventry
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-162) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; 2 Realism and Anti-Realism; 3 Quasi-Realism: An Intermediate Alternative; 4 Hume's Theory of Causation; 5 The Intermediate Interpretation Applied to Hume's Theory of Causation; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn290596007
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780826486356
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)290596007
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