Is Actual Difference Making Actually Different?

Journal of Philosophy 106 (11):629-633 (2009)
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This paper responds to Kenneth Waters’s account of actual difference making. Among other things, I argue that although Waters is right that researchers may sometimes be justified in focusing on genes rather than other causes of phenotypic traits, he is wrong that the apparatus of actual difference makers overcomes the traditional causal parity thesis.
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0022-362X
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Varieties of Parity.Stegmann, Ulrich E.
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