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Disarming causation in the service of agency: Tallis on Hume

  • David Scott
From the journal Human Affairs


I argue that, in his effort to overcome causation as an obstacle to agency or free will, Raymond Tallis’ self-described “Humean” re-working of David Hume’s analysis of causation falters on historicotextual and conceptual grounds.


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Published Online: 2022-11-02
Published in Print: 2022-10-26

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