John Stuart Mill

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John Stuart Mill 1806-1873 Utilitarianism Gave us systematic account of causal analysis Five types o Method of agreement Try to find one specific circumstance that causes a phenomenon- find the same Attempt to identify the common variable within a series of cause-effect relations o Method of difference The attempt to identify the difference between cases in which a certain cause-effect relation
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Unformatted text preview: obtains and similar cases in which it does not o Joint Method of Agreement and Difference o Method of Residues The attempt to isolate the cause of an effect by appealing to knowledge of the causes of accompanying effects o Method of Concommitant Variation The attempt to isolate a cause-effect relation by identifying corresponding variations between the suspected cause and effect...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PHIL 045 taught by Professor Hopper during the Fall '07 term at GWU.

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