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Davidson, Donald
 
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Causal Explanation II 110
Explanation / causal / action / Davidson: causal action statement are indeed not very informative but not tautological either- (as the argument of the "logical connection" takes it to be) - (Hume: causality only between separate partners - logical connection / Hume. - II 110 Statement / Davidson: explaining action as a singular causal statement - but no definition of intentional action - e.g. shot misses thevictim, this is trampled to death by a herd of frightened cattle: no case of murder.

D I
D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D III
D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D IV
D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990


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