Download or read book The Cement of the Universe written by J. L. Mackie and published by Oxford : Clarendon Press. This book was released on 1974 with total page 348 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mackie makes a careful study of several philosophical issues involved in his account of causation. He follows Hume's distinction between causation as a concept and causation as it is 'in the objects' and attempts to provide an account of both aspects.