Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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K. Glüer, Davidson zur Einführung, 1993
II 110
Explanation/causal/action/Davidson: causal action statement are indeed not very informative but not tautological either- (as the argument of the "logical connection" takes it to be) - (Hume: causality only between separate partners - logical connection / Hume.
II 110
Statement/Davidson: explaining action as a singular causal statement - but no definition of intentional action - e.g. shot misses the victim, this is trampled to death by a herd of frightened cattle: no case of murder.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28