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Single Idea 3528

[catalogued under 26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 9. General Causation / b. Nomological causation]

Full Idea

The principle of nomological causality says that if two events are intrinsically causally related, there must be a strict physical law under which they can be subsumed.

Gist of Idea

Causality may require that a law is being followed


Keith T. Maslin (Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind [2001], 7.5)

Book Reference

Maslin,Keith: 'An Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind' [Polity 2001], p.201