Ideas from 'Varieties of Causation' by Ernest Sosa [1980], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Causation' (ed/tr Sosa,E. /Tooley,M.) [OUP 1993,0-19-875094-3]].

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9. Objects / D. Essence of Objects / 12. Essential Parts
Mereological essentialism says an entity must have exactly those parts
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 3. General Causation / b. Nomological causation
What law would explain causation in the case of causing a table to come into existence?
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 3. General Causation / d. Causal necessity
The necessitated is not always a result or consequence of the necessitator
Where is the necessary causation in the three people being tall making everybody tall?