Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 February 2019

192 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198826965

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Causation, Explanation, and the Metaphysics of Aspect

Bradford Skow

  • First sustained attempt to invoke the stative/non-stative distinction to answer questions in metaphysics
  • Offers novel perspectives that conflict with the common view
  • Argues that the cause/background condition distinction is metaphysical and not pragmatic
  • Presents causation by things as being more basic than causation by events