Hidden powers — 3:16

Stephen Mumford interviewed by Richard Marshall.

Stephen Mumford is cool, calm and collected as he broods on the big issues in the metaphysics of science. He thinks Russell a pivotal figure in metaphysics and more significant in that area than Wittgenstein, thinks of Armstrong’s metaphysics as a beautiful whole, is a dispositionalist when thinking about the laws of nature, doesn’t want philosophy to go to war with physics, isn’t an X-phier, thinks powers are real in their own right, thinks intentionality has a naturalistic explanation in terms of the causal powers of agents and likes the idea…

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Walter Veit

Walter Veit

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Scientist, philosopher, and writer at the University of Sydney. Homepage: walterveit.com | You can follow me on https://www.facebook.com/WalterVeitOfficialPage