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Spohn, Wolfgang

Causation, Coherence, and Concepts

Spohn, Wolfgang - Causation, Coherence, and Concepts, ebook

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Table of contents

I. Belief

1. Ordinal Conditional Functions: A Dynamic Theory of Epistemic States

II. Causation

2. Direct and Indirect Causes

3. Causation: An Alternative

4. Bayesian Nets Are All There Is to Causal Dependence

5. Causal Laws are Objectifications of Inductive Schemes

III. Laws

6. Laws, Ceteris Paribus Conditions, and the Dynamics of Belief

7. Enumerative Induction and Lawlikeness

8. Chance and Necessity: From Humean Supervenience to Humean Projection

IV. Coherence

9. A Reason for Explanation: Explanations Provide Stable Reasons

10. Two Coherence Principles

11. How to Understand the Foundations of Empirical Belief in a Coherentist Way

V. Concepts

12. A Priori Reasons: A Fresh Look at Disposition Predicates

13. The Character of Color Terms: A Materialist View

14. Concepts Are Beliefs About Essences

15. Changing Concepts

16. The Intentional Versus the Propositional Structure of Contents

Keywords: PHILOSOPHY / General PHI000000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Philosophy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781402054747

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