Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Microstructure, philosophy: in the explanation of causal properties and dispositions of objects, some authors refer to the physical microstructure. See also causality, dispositions, causal explanation, counterfactual conditional, counterfactual dependency, causation, explanation, truth-makers.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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IV 115
Microstructure allows for deviant behavior - E.g. ice and steam are still H2O.


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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.

F/L
J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-27