Malebranche on Causation

  title={Malebranche on Causation},
  author={S. Nadler},
Questions about the nature of causality occupy a rather central place in early modern philosophy. There had been, of course, a concern with causality in ancient philosophy (especially Aristotle) and in medieval thought (particularly in the sacramental context). However, the topic took on even greater urgency in the seventeenth century. In large measure, this was due to a problem specific to the period: how to reconcile an emerging scientific view of the natural world - mechanistic physics… Expand
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Supernaturalism, Occasionalism, and Preformation in Malebranche
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Malebranche and Occasional Causes
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Divided Hopes: Physics Versus Metaphysics
The naturalism of the sciences.
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Causal and Logical Necessity in Malebranche's Occasionalism
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  • Highly Influenced
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Cosmology and Theory of Weight
Malebranche and the General Will of God
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