Quotation by Nancy Cartwright

Although philosophers generally believe in laws and deny causes, explanatory practice in physics is just the reverse.
Nancy Cartwright (b. 1945), U.S. philosopher of science. "The Reality of Causes in a World of Instrumental Laws," essay 4, pp. 74-86, How the Laws of Physics Lie (1983).
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