Frisch, Mathias (2008) 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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|Commentary on:||Norton, John D. (2006) Do the Causal Principles of Modern Physics Contradict Causal Anti-Fundamentalism? [Preprint]|
|Keywords:||causation, physics, dispersion relations, Russell|
|Subjects:||General Issues > Causation
Specific Sciences > Physics > Fields and Particles
Specific Sciences > Physics
|Depositing User:||Mathias Frisch|
|Date Deposited:||16 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||17 Jun 2016 19:33|
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