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Causal Reasoning in Physics

Frisch, Mathias (2007) Causal Reasoning in Physics. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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In this paper I examine several neo-Russellian arguments for the claim that there is no room for an asymmetric notion of cause in mature physical theories. I argue that these arguments are unsuccessful and discuss an example where an asymmetric causal condition plays an important role in the derivation of a physical law.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)
Frisch, Mathias
Keywords: Causation, Physics, Russell, Norton
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Physics > Classical Physics
General Issues > Causation
Specific Sciences > Physics
Depositing User: Mathias Frisch
Date Deposited: 16 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:15
Item ID: 3732

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