The Resource Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality : Russell's republic revisited, edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry, (electronic book)

Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality : Russell's republic revisited, edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry, (electronic book)

Label
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality : Russell's republic revisited
Title
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality
Title remainder
Russell's republic revisited
Statement of responsibility
edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The difference between cause and effect seems obvious and crucial in ordinary life, yet missing from modern physics. Almost a century ago, Bertrand Russell called the law of causality 'a relic of a bygone age'. In this important collection 13 leading scholars revisit Russell's revolutionary conclusion, discussing one of the most significant and puzzling issues in contemporary thought. - ;In philosophy as in ordinary life, cause and effect are twin pillars on which much of our thought seems based. But almost a century ago, Bertrand Russell declared that modern physics leaves these pillars witho
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
122
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD541
LC item number
.C1935 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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1953-
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  • Price, Huw
  • Corry, Richard
  • University of Sydney
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Causation
Label
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality : Russell's republic revisited, edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Collection of a conference on "Causal republicanism" organized by the Centre for Time of the University of Sydney, July, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A case for causal republicanism? / Huw Price and Richard Corry -- Causation as folk science / John D. Norton -- What Russell got right / Christopher Hitchcock -- Causation with a human face / Jim Woodward -- Isolation and folk physics / Adam Elga -- Agency and causation / Arif Ahmed -- Pragmatic causation / Antony Eagle -- Causation in context / Peter Menzies -- Hume on causation : the projectivist interpretation / Helen Beebee -- Causal perspectivalism / Huw Price -- Counterfactuals and the Second Law / Barry Loewer -- The physical foundations of causation / Douglas Kutach -- Causation, counterfactuals, and entropy / Mathias Frisch
Control code
ebr10271518
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
403 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Causation, physics, and the constitution of reality : Russell's republic revisited, edited by Huw Price and Richard Corry, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Collection of a conference on "Causal republicanism" organized by the Centre for Time of the University of Sydney, July, 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A case for causal republicanism? / Huw Price and Richard Corry -- Causation as folk science / John D. Norton -- What Russell got right / Christopher Hitchcock -- Causation with a human face / Jim Woodward -- Isolation and folk physics / Adam Elga -- Agency and causation / Arif Ahmed -- Pragmatic causation / Antony Eagle -- Causation in context / Peter Menzies -- Hume on causation : the projectivist interpretation / Helen Beebee -- Causal perspectivalism / Huw Price -- Counterfactuals and the Second Law / Barry Loewer -- The physical foundations of causation / Douglas Kutach -- Causation, counterfactuals, and entropy / Mathias Frisch
Control code
ebr10271518
Dimensions
25 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
403 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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