Active Powers and Passive Powers - Do Causal Interactions Require Both?

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@article{91aaa57b6bac4b9ba9825058eb336bb2,
title = "Active Powers and Passive Powers - Do Causal Interactions Require Both?",
abstract = "Many powers metaphysicians postulate both active and passive powers, understood as distinct kinds of intrinsic causal properties of objects. I argue that the category of passive power is superfluous. I also offer a diagnosis of how philosophers are misled to postulate passive powers.",
keywords = "Causation, Dispositions",
author = "{Hansson Wahlberg}, Tobias",
year = "2019",
doi = "10.1007/s11406-019-00059-7",
language = "English",
journal = "Philosophia",
issn = "0048-3893",
publisher = "Springer",

}