Real Metaphysics: Essays in Honour of D.H. Mellor

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Index

a
A-series/B-series 196-208 , 212-13 , 235-6
Alchourrón, C. 141
Alston, W. P. 66
Aristotle 56
Arló Costa, H. 151
Armstrong, D. M. 2 , 3 , 29 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36 , 37 , 38 , 41 , 49 , 93 , 154 , 184 , 212 , 213 , 214 , 215

b
Bernoulli, J. 150
Bigelow, J. 26
Bird, A. 9 , 230 , 231 , 232
Block, N. 85 , 87 , 88 , 89 , 90 , 91 , 92 , 93 , 94 , 96 , 97
Braddon-Mitchell, D. 97

c
Cantor, G. 19
Carnap, R. 139 , 140
causation 5 , 7-8 , 58-9 , 218-19 , 225-9 ;
its asymmetry 104 , 105-9 ;
backward 112 , 225-6 ;
as means to ends 113-14 ;
and overdetermination 98 , 122-3 , 130 , 224 ;
and preemption 121-2 , 130 , 131 , 227 ;
as a relation 120-34 , 228 ;
simultaneous 58 , 110-11 , 113 , 225 ;
and temporal precedence 109-18 , 225
Chalmers, D. 85 , 86 , 93 , 100 , 101 , 108
change 10 , 184-6 , 191-94 , 234-5
Churchland, P. 77 , 78 , 82
Collins, J. 133 , 134
communication 56-7 , 62-3 , 219
counterparts 2-3 , 27-8 , 31-3 , 39-41
Craig, W. L. 11 , 196-7 , 198-209 , 235 , 236
Crane, T. 5 , 6 , 98 , 101 , 220 , 221 , 222 , 224 , 232

d
Daly, C. 5 , 217 , 218 , 219 , 220 , 229
Davidson, D. 144 , 216
Dennett, D. 82
dispositions 8-9 , 137-52 , 230 ;
and conditionals 145-52 , 157-67 , 229 ;
finkish 145 , 149 , 157-8 , 162 ;
and laws 138-9 ;
as placeholders 137-45 ;
see also properties, categorical and dispositional
Dudman, V. H. 146

e
Elster, J. 138 , 140 , 144 , 145
epiphenomenalism 7 , 98-105 , 114-18 , 224-5 , 226
experience 70-80 , 220-2
explanation 9-10 , 169 , 176 , 180-2 , 233-4

f
facts 2 , 33-5 , 36-8 , 41 , 44-5 , 46 , 48-9 , 68-81 , 111 , 222 , 227 ;
objective and subjective 68-9 , 70 , 78-9 ;
see also facta
facta 3 , 6 , 34 , 36-8 , 46 , 51-2 , 53 , 76 , 78-9 , 125-6 , 215-6 , 217 , 222 ;
see also facts
Feigl, H. 1 , 104
Forbes, G. 187
Freddoso, A. 202
Frege, G. 46

g
Gale, R. 205 , 206
Gärdenfors, P. 141
Gödel, K. 20
Güzeldere, G. 73

h
Hall, N. 135
Haslanger, S. 194
Hawley, K. 188 , 189 , 190 , 194 , 195 , 234
Hesse, M. 1

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction 1
  • References 11
  • 1 - Truthmakers for Modal Truths 12
  • 2 - Things Qua Truthmakers 25
  • Postscript to 'things Qua Truthmakers': Negative Existentials 39
  • References 42
  • 3 - Deflationism 43
  • 4 - Truth and the Theory of Communication 54
  • 5 - Subjective Facts 68
  • 6 - From H2o to Water 84
  • 7 - Epiphenomenalism and Causal Asymmetry 98
  • References 119
  • 8 - Is Causation a Genuine Relation? 120
  • 9 - Dispositions and Conditionals 137
  • Notes 153
  • 10 - Structural Properties 154
  • 11 - Laws, Explanations and the Reduction of Possibilities 169
  • References 183
  • 12 - What is Wrong with the Relational Theory of Change? 184
  • 13 - Presentism 196
  • 14 - Real Metaphysics 212
  • References 237
  • A Bibliography 239
  • Index 246
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