Notes on Mackie, 'Causes and Conditions'
Funkhouser (Eric)
Source: Funkhouser (Eric) - Metaphysics, Spring 2014
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    ”What is an INUS condition? Explain Mackie’s INUS theory of causation1 by applying it to a particular example in which it seems to correctly identify a cause. Next, describe a counterexample to this view — e.g., a case in which the INUS theory seems to misidentify or fail to identify a cause. Generally speaking, what is most problematic about Mackie’s account?”


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