Metaphysica

, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp 1–6

Constitution and Causation

Article

DOI: 10.1007/s12133-011-0088-0

Cite this article as:
Zangwill, N. Int Ontology Metaphysics (2012) 13: 1. doi:10.1007/s12133-011-0088-0

Abstract

I argue that the constitution relation transmits causal efficacy and thus is a suitable relation to deploy in many troubled areas of philosophy, such as the mind–body problem. We need not demand identity.

Keywords

Causation Constitution Identity 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philosophy DepartmentDurham UniversityDurhamUK

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