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Tropes for Causation

  • M. J. Garcia-EncinasEmail author
Original Paper


Tropes, as distinguished from other possible kinds of entities such as universals, states of affairs, events and bare particulars, are best-suited to play the role of causal relata.


Ontology Individual properties Causal relata Singular causation 



This paper was written within research project HUM2007-63797 MEC. I want to thank an anonymous referee for his/her comments on a previous version.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy Department IUniversity of GranadaGranadaSpain

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