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Laws and Counterfactuals: Defusing an Argument against the Humean View of Laws

  • Kaave Lajevardi (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0012217312000054
  • Published online: 30 March 2012
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D. M Armstrong . 1983 What Is a Law of Nature? Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Donald Davidson 1970 “Mental Events.” In Experience and Theory, ed. L. Foster and J. W. Swanson . Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press. Reprint in Davidson, Essays on Actions and Events. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001, 207–25.

Marc Lange 1997Inductive Confirmation, Counterfactual Conditionals, and Laws of Nature.” Philosophical Studies 85: 136.

Stephen Mumford 2004 Laws in Nature. London: Routledge.

Michael Tooley 1977The Nature of Laws.” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 7: 667–98.

Peter van Inwagen 1979Laws and Counterfactuals.” Noûs 13: 439–53.

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