Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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  Causal law / Armstrong: In the simplest case, the following entailment: Cause * (F, G) Entails (x) (Fx> cause ([Fx], [Gx])) - "F-ness causes G-ness implies that for all Fs if something is an F, it causes that the same thing is G" - the entailment is not from right to left - right: mere bundle of individual causes


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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.

AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

AR III
D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28