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Causal necessity : a pragmatic investigation of the necessity of laws / Brian Skyrms.


New Haven : Yale University Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780300023398, 0300023391

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Subjects Causalité
Causation.
Droit -- Philosophie.
Kausalität.
Kennistheorie.
Law -- Philosophy.
Metafysica.
Necessity (Philosophy)
Nécessité (Philosophie)
Pragmatics.
Pragmatique.
Pragmatisme.
Rechtsphilosophie.
Taalfilosofie.
Waarschijnlijkheid (statistiek)
Description xii, 205 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-201) and index.
Contents Part 1. Laws. Propensities and statistical laws. Universal laws as limiting cases of statistical laws. Generalizations -- part 2. Pragmatics of laws. Conditionals. Cause and effect. The role of causal factors in rational decision. Scientific explanation. Knowledge. Resiliency and rules of acceptance.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5607784
(OCoLC)ocm05607784
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WorldCat Identities Skyrms, Brian.
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