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We are going to focus on ff ' t causal statements. "Jur" of' * {W What are the "causal fOIqtU "Z 1.e., what sorts of things are eligible * ttll *lrl- ,nnallo S in the blloMng sort of sentence?: C causes E. speaking loosely, say that, for examp w, lnbn flU,causes -(futhemselves are not cause "- htbrr*, ^r. . Causes that occur well prior to their efe-glg are j ,, Qtu4a/ "An^n For example: Awe^ty Wet oWq , "lu$ U/,1)e4 \ryrrm,rvi* , ,"/rn,A _) ffil causes are just as much causes as
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Unformatted text preview: are ur4Ase, hebl+ Ar>ea*t in'rypdatlQ causes. Virtually any causal explanation is one that appeals to a Pn ^' I cause. Striking matches causes the lighting of those matches. Striking matches is not q.fllaorvrt for their lighting I 4.'ua lv* t^ Nq*rffi,,+ o,,v,t W.+A ln contrast, an expl5fiafion thaf'alpeEleii to A ' e+t^nll't!-t44, tl,w +, Ip *f"oh \ cause provide all $ the conditions that are '€uses. for the effect. 1'l 01 001wek'l o#2part @...
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This note was uploaded on 12/29/2011 for the course PHIL 1 taught by Professor Jillianmcdonald during the Fall '10 term at Simon Fraser.

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