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Re: [ontolog-forum] Model or Reality

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Cc: Jerry Hobbs <hobbs@xxxxxxx>
From: Duane Nickull <dnickull@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2007 09:30:38 -0700
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>>> Causality slips in in the guise of force, which is central.
>> Nah, not classical causality. The cause is always before the effect,
>> right? 
> No, it is not. There are several philosophers who argue - starting the
> way you do below - that cause and effect have to be simultaneous (but
> that it is still a matter of causality). I happen to be one among them;
> see my "Ontological Investigations" (Routledge 1989, ontos verlag 2004),
> chapter 12 ("Efficient Causality").
David Luckham (Standford.edu) has done a lot in this field.  You can find a
lot of his causality-event models via google.    (01)

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