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Counterfactuals and the Past Hypothesis

Mathias Frisch
Philosophy of Science
Vol. 72, No. 5, Proceedings of the 2004 Biennial Meeting of The Philosophy of Science AssociationPart I: Contributed PapersEdited by Miriam Solomon (December 2005), pp. 739-750
DOI: 10.1086/508111
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/508111
Page Count: 12
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Counterfactuals and the Past Hypothesis
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Abstract

Albert (2000) provides a sketch of an entropy account of the causal and counterfactual asymmetries. This paper critically examines a proposal that may be thought to fill in some of the lacunae in Albert's account.

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