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Distinguishing causality principles

Rédei, Miklós and San Pedro, Iñaki (2012) Distinguishing causality principles. [Published Article]

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    Abstract

    We distinguish two sub-types of each of the two causality principles formulated in connection with the Common Cause Principle in Henson (2005) and raise and investigate the problem of logical relations among the resulting four causality principles. Based in part on the analysis of the status of these four principles in algebraic quantum field theory we will argue that the four causal principles are non- equivalent.


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    Item Type: Published Article
    Keywords: Common Cause Principle; Localizability; Algebraic quantum field theory
    Subjects: General Issues > Causation
    Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Field Theory
    Depositing User: Dr Iñaki San Pedro
    Date Deposited: 20 Apr 2012 07:45
    Last Modified: 20 Apr 2012 07:45
    Item ID: 9095
    Journal or Publication Title: Studies In History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies In History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
    Publisher: Elsevier
    Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsb.2012.02.002
    DOI or Unique Handle.: 10.1016/j.shpsb.2012.02.002
    URI: http://philsci-archive.pitt.edu/id/eprint/9095

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