Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Hume, D.
 
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Causes Armstrong II 58
Cause/effect/Hume: necessary connection - Place: but conceptually, logically necessary. - Place: (and all the others): causes have their effects contingent. (S), i.e. that afterwards (a posteriori, empirically) is determined what the cause was. One cause cannot be conceptually something else than a cause of effect.
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Hume II 245F
Cause/causality/Hume: logically anything can be any cause of something. - Therefore, the necessity that we need for causality, must be empirically! - Deleuze: causality is necessary for Hume's psychological examinations of non-rational causes of assumptions.
D. Hume
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997
AR II = Disp
D. M. Armstrong

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Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

AR III
D. Armstrong
What is a Law of Nature? Cambridge 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-25