Chapter 7. Causation in Historiography

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Aviezer Tucker

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch7

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Tucker, A. (2008) Causation in Historiography, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149082

Online ISBN: 9781444304916

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Keywords:

  • causation in historiography;
  • unificationist accounts of causation;
  • conditional theories/statements;
  • counterfactuals;
  • process theory of causation;
  • probability;
  • eliminativism;
  • primitivism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Unificationist Accounts of Causation

  • Conditional Theories

  • Counterfactuals

  • Causation as a Process

  • Probability

  • Exceptionalism

  • Eliminativism

  • Primitivism

  • References