Roman Ingarden's Theory of Causation Revised

von Wachter, Daniel (2010) Roman Ingarden's Theory of Causation Revised. Polish Journal for Philosophy, 4. pp. 182-196. ISSN 1897-1652


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This article presents Roman Ingarden's theory of causation, as developed in volume III of The Controversy about the Existence of the World, and defends an alternative which uses some important insights of Ingarden. It rejects Ingarden's claim that a cause is simultaneous with its effect and that a cause necessitates its effect. It uses Ingarden's notion of inclinations and accepts Ingarden's claim that an event cannot necessitate a later event.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Roman Ingarden, causation, tendencies
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Metaphysik
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel von Wachter
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2013 13:17
Last Modified: 01 Apr 2013 13:17

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