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Causality, Understanding, and Explanation: Fundamentally Limited Views

  • Aaro Toomela
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Abstract

In this chapter Cartesian–Humean paradigmatic theory of efficient causality is discussed. The reasons as to why Descartes and Hume rejected Aristotelian causality are revealed.

Keywords

Cartesian causality Humean causality 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aaro Toomela
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  1. 1.Institute of Natural Sciences and HealthTallinn UniversityTallinnEstonia

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