The metaphysics of powers : their grounding and their manifestations / edited by Anna Marmodoro. --New York, NY : Routledge 2010.

viii, 196 pages ; 24 cm - Routledge studies in metaphysics ; 2 .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

On the individuation of powers / E.J. Lowe -- Do powers need powers to make them powerful?: from pandispositionalism to Aristotle / Anna Marmodoro -- Categories and the ontology of powers: a vindication of the identity theory of properties / Kristina Engelhard -- Powerful qualities / John Heil -- Manifestations as effects / Jennifer McKitrick -- Puzzling powers: the problem of fit / Neil Williams -- Dispositions, manifestations, and causal structure / Toby Handfield -- Causal powers and categorical properties / Brian Ellis -- A powerful theory of causation / Stephen Mumford and Rani Anjum -- Causation and the manifestation of powers / Alexander Bird -- Antidotes for dispositional essentialism / Markus Schrenk.

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