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Counterfactual and generative accounts of causal attribution

Clare R. Walsh and Steven A. Sloman

in Causality in the Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574131
eISBN:
9780191728921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574131.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Causal attribution is central to people's ability to understand and make sense of the world. It is necessary to explain why events occurred, to predict the consequences of actions as well as other ... More


Semiotics

Ettore Casari

in Bolzano's Logical System

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198788294
eISBN:
9780191830228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788294.003.0009
Subject:
Mathematics, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

In this chapter, the almost forgotten Bolzanian theory of signs is illustrated that, in the case of linguistic signs, for the first time in the modern age presents again the old Stoic distinction ... More


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