Ideas of Phil Dowe, by Theme

[Australian, fl. 2000, Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.]

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26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 4. Naturalised causation
Causation interaction is an exchange of conserved quantities, such as mass, energy or charge [Psillos]
Physical causation consists in transference of conserved quantities [Mumford/Anjum]
26. Natural Theory / D. Laws of Nature / 9. Counterfactual Claims
Dowe commends the Conserved Quantity theory as it avoids mention of counterfactuals [Psillos]