Ideas from 'Causation' by Tim Crane [1995], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophy: a Guide Through the Subject' (ed/tr Grayling,A.C.) [OUP 1995,0-19-875157-5]].

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7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 7. Facts / a. Facts
Events are picked out by descriptions, and facts by whole sentences
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 4. Naturalised causation
A cause has its effects in virtue of its properties
26. Natural Theory / C. Causation / 9. General Causation / a. Constant conjunction
The regularity theory explains a causal event by other items than the two that are involved