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Chapter 10. Wrapping Up Phase One ........................................................................... 155 
1.  Highlights of Findings. .......................................................................................... 155 
2.  The Modes of Causation. ....................................................................................... 157 
3.  Gaps and Loose Ends. ........................................................................................... 159 
Appendix 1:  J. S. Mill’s Methods: A Critical Analysis. .................................... 161 
Preamble ................................................................................................................ 161 
1.  The Joint Method of Agreement and Difference ........................................... 162 
2.  The Method of Agreement ............................................................................ 165 
3.  The Method of Difference ............................................................................. 167 
4.  The Method of Residues ................................................................................ 170 
5.  The Method of Concomitant Variations ........................................................ 172 
Concluding Remarks ............................................................................................. 174 

Phase Two: Microanalysis.


Chapter 11. Piecemeal Microanalysis. ........................................................................... 179 
1.  Binary Coding and Unraveling. ............................................................................. 179 
2.  The Generic Determinations. ................................................................................. 181 
3.  Contraction and Expansion. ................................................................................... 183 
4.  Intersection, Nullification and Merger. ................................................................. 187 
5.  Negation. ............................................................................................................... 190 
Chapter 12. Systematic Microanalysis. ......................................................................... 193 
1.  Grand Matrices. ..................................................................................................... 193 
2.  Moduses in a Two-Item Framework. .................................................................... 195 
3.  Catalogue of Moduses, for Three Items. ............................................................... 199 
4.  Enumeration of Moduses, for Three Items. ........................................................... 204 
5.  Comparing Frameworks. ....................................................................................... 206 
Chapter 13. Some More Microanalyses. ........................................................................ 209 
1.  Relative Weaks. ..................................................................................................... 209 
2.  Items of Negative Polarity in Two-Item Framework. ........................................... 212 
3.  Items of Negative Polarity in Three-Item Framework. ......................................... 216 
4.  Categoricals and Conditionals. .............................................................................. 221 
Chapter 14. Main Three-Item Syllogisms. .................................................................... 231 
1.  Applying Microanalysis to Syllogism. .................................................................. 231 
2.  The Moduses of Premises. ..................................................................................... 233 
3.  The Moduses of Conclusions. ............................................................................... 236 
4.  Dealing with Vaguer Propositions. ........................................................................ 243 
Chapter 15. Some More Three-Item Syllogisms. .......................................................... 246 
1.  Special Cases of Three-item Syllogism. ................................................................ 246 
2.  Dealing with Negatives. ........................................................................................ 256 
Chapter 16. Outstanding Issues. .................................................................................... 261 
1.  Four-Item Syllogism. ............................................................................................. 261 
2.  On Laws of Causation. .......................................................................................... 262 
3.  Interdependence. .................................................................................................... 267 
4.  Other Features of Causation Worthy of Study. ..................................................... 270 
5.  To Be Continued. ................................................................................................... 271 
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