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A Counterfactual Theory of Causal Explanation

Ruben David-Hillel

in Action and its Explanation

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780198235880
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679155 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198235880.003.0007
A Counterfactual Theory of Causal Explanation

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This chapter turns to the question of the explanation of action. It comments on explanation in general and action explanation in particular, which guides the subsequent discussion of causal action explanation.

Keywords: causation; explanation; philosophy of action; action explanation; causal action explanation

Chapter.  14762 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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