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Sufficiency: The reason for an action or the reason for a conclusion is sufficient if no further conditions are necessary. However, this does not mean that the consequences must also occur, since obstacles or physical hindrances have not yet been taken into account. See also ceteris paribus, necessity.
 
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Sufficient/logical form/Lewis: e.g. sufficient conditions for an event - that there is a property that belongs to all and only the regions of the event in this and other possible worlds where the event takes place.

LW I
D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

LW II
D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

LW IV
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

LW V
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

LwCl I
Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29