Really Taking Metaphysics Seriously

Barbara Montero (2004). Really Taking Metaphysics Seriously. Behavioral and Brain Sciences27 (5):632-633.

Ross & Spurrett (R&S) fail to take metaphysics seriously because they do not make a clear enough distinction between how we understand the world and what the world is really like. Although they show that the behavioral and cognitive sciences are genuinely explanatory, it is not clear that they have shown that these special sciences identify properties that are genuinely causal.
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