Hume on Causation (Problems of Philosophy) by Helen Beebee

By Helen Beebee

Causation is among the most crucial and enduring subject matters in philosophy, going way back to Aristotle. during this lucid and spell binding account, Helen Beebee covers all of the significant debates and matters within the philosophy of causation, making it the right start line for these imminent the topic for the 1st time.

Beginning with an advent to the idea that, the publication examines the main major thinker of causation – David Hume – and assesses the issues of induction and helpful connection in mild of his inspiration. Helen Beebee then investigates various theories of causation and demanding situations to the Humean process. She considers the ideas of regularity, causal event, necessity and essences. in the course of the booklet, she additionally significantly discusses different key philosophers on causation, together with J.L. Mackie, John Wright and Brian Ellis.

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