The Primacy of the Agent Over the Event in Causation
Braine (David)
Source: Braine (David) - The Human Person: Animal and Spirit, 1993, Chapter 6
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Sections

  1. The mythology of events and states as objects, 204
    Note on the relation of adjectives and adverbs: counting and describing actions, 213
  2. The deceptiveness of logic: the limited logicians' sense in which events count as objects, 215
    … (a) The significance of objecthood in logic, 215
    … (b) The significance of identity statements about events, 216
    … (c) Summary of the logical situation, 219
    … (d) Rescuing the theory of explanation from the idea of events as objects, 220
  3. The role of agency within explanation, 223

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