Ideas from 'Causation and the Manifestation of Powers' by Alexander Bird [2010], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Metaphysics of Powers' (ed/tr Marmodoro,Anna) [OUP 2013,978-0-415-83442-1]].

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15. Nature of Minds / C. Capacities of Minds / 9. Perceiving Causation
Causation seems to be an innate concept (or acquired very early)
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 2. Types of cause
The dispositional account explains causation, as stimulation and manifestation of dispositions
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 9. General Causation / c. Counterfactual causation
The counterfactual approach makes no distinction between cause and pre-condition