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Single Idea 3535

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 8. Particular Causation / a. Observation of causation]

Full Idea

All causal relations involving observable phenomena - all causal relations from daily experience - are cases of epiphenomenal causation.

Gist of Idea

All observable causes are merely epiphenomena


Jaegwon Kim (Epiphenomenal and supervenient causation [1984], 2)

Book Reference

Kim,Jaegwon: 'Supervenience and Mind' [CUP 1993], p.95