Matters of Metaphysics

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 27, 1991 - Philosophy - 295 pages
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This selection of D. H. Mellor's work demonstrates the wide-ranging originality of his work. It gathers sixteen major papers on related topics, which together form a complete modern metaphysics.
  

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'The warrant of induction' Nice, easy to read (possibly because it was origianlly a lecture?), and does provide quite a decent justification for induction. Externalist one, which I automatically think ... Read full review

Contents

Analytic philosophy and the self
1
and now 1989
17
Consciousness and degrees of belief 1980
30
How much of the mind is a computer? 1988
61
with Tim Crane There is no question of physicalism 1990
82
In defence of dispositions 1974
104
Natural kinds 1977
123
Necessities and universals in natural laws 1980
136
Properties and predicates
170
Causation
173
McTaggart fixity and coming true 1981
183
The singularly affecting facts of causation 1987
201
On raising the chances of effects 1988
225
Chance and degrees of belief 1982
235
The warrant of induction 1988
254
Objective decision making 1983
269

Laws chances and properties 1990
154
Laws chances and properties 1990
157

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About the author (1991)

D. H. Mellor is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy in the University of Cambridge and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities.

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