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Making Things HappenA Theory of Causal Explanation$
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James Woodward

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195155273

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0195155270.001.0001

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The Causal Mechanical and Unificationist Models of Explanation

The Causal Mechanical and Unificationist Models of Explanation

(p.350) 8 The Causal Mechanical and Unificationist Models of Explanation
Making Things Happen

James Woodward (Contributor Webpage)

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This chapter compares my model of causal explanation with two of the most prominent competing models in the philosophical literature: the causal mechanical model due to Salmon and the unificationist model due to Kitcher.

Keywords:   Causal mechanical model, unificationist model

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