A Closer Look at Trumping

Acta Analytica 30 (1):1-22 (2015)
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This paper argues that so-called “trumping preemption” is in fact overdetermination or early preemption, and is thus not a distinctive form of redundant causation. I draw a novel lesson from cases thought to be trumping: that the boundary between preemption and overdetermination should be reconsidered.

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Sara Bernstein
University of Notre Dame


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