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FT-14065-78

Russell S. Trenholme
Macalester College (St. Paul, MN 55105-1899)

An Analysis of Causation

To complete work on a book on causation. P.I. has published material relating to this book previously and currently in various journals. Five out of seven chapters have already been completed. The book is an analysis of causation along Humean lines. Humean analysis provides the only possibility of reconciling the concept of causation in everyday reasoning (as in history and the social sciences) with the worldview given by physical sciences.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1978 – 8/31/1978