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A Structural Equations Account of Negative Causation

Menzies, Peter (2006) A Structural Equations Account of Negative Causation. In: UNSPECIFIED.

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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)
Menzies, Peter
Keywords: causation, structural equations, negative causation, omissions
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
Depositing User: Peter Menzies
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:14
Item ID: 2962
Subjects: General Issues > Causation
Date: 2006

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