Counterfactual analyses of causation: The problem of effects and epiphenomena revisited

Noûs 37 (1):133–150 (2003)
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Abstract

I argue that Lewis's counterfactual theory of causation, given his treatment of counterfactuals in terms of world-comparative similarity faces insuperable problems in the form of the problem of effects and the problem of epiphenomena.

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Stephen Barker
Nottingham University

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