Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Deutsch, David
 
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Causes I 260
Cause: two conditions if a variable is to be the cause of its own replication:
1) the size really has to be reproduced,
2) most of its variants may not be reproduced in the same situation. (quantum theory)
  For x to be a cause of y, two conditions must apply:
1) both must occur,
2) y would not have to be allowed to occur if x had have been different.
I 261
Cause: thinking about causes and effects thus inevitably relates to variants of causes and effects.

Deu I
D. Deutsch
Die Physik der Welterkenntnis München 2000


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