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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: November 2019

11 - (Re)discovering Ground

from Section Two - Logic, Metaphysics, Science


As different as these questions might be, they appear to have a similar form: They ask, in one way or another, whether some phenomenon determines another. Although this determination needn’t be causal in any usual sense, it is nevertheless usually taken to be or to back a kind of explanation: The determined phenomena hold in virtue of or because of the determining phenomena.

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