Menzies, Peter (2006) A Structural Equations Account of Negative Causation. In:  Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers.
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This paper criticizes a recent account of token causation that states that negative causation involving absences of events is of a fundamentally different kind from positive causation involving events. The paper employs the structural equations framework to advance a theory of token causation that applies uniformly to positive and negative causation alike.
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|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (UNSPECIFIED)|
|Keywords:||causation, structural equations, negative causation, omissions|
|Subjects:||General Issues > Causation|
|Conferences and Volumes:|| Philosophy of Science Assoc. 20th Biennial Mtg (Vancouver) > PSA 2006 Contributed Papers|
|Depositing User:||Peter Menzies|
|Date Deposited:||10 Oct 2006|
|Last Modified:||07 Oct 2010 11:14|
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