Structural Equations and Causation

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dc.contributor.author Hall, Ned
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-02T15:36:01Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Hall, Ned. 2007. Structural equations and causation. Philosophical Studies 132, no 1: 109-136. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0031-8116 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:HUL.InstRepos:3710361
dc.description.abstract Structural equations have become increasingly popular in recent years as tools for understanding causation. But standard structural equations approaches to causation face deep problems. The most philosophically interesting of these consists in their failure to incorporate a distinction between default states of an object or system, and deviations therefrom. Exploring this problem, and how to fix it, helps to illuminate the central role this distinction plays in our causal thinking. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Philosophy en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Springer Verlag en_US
dc.relation.isversionof http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11098-006-9057-9 en_US
dash.license LAA
dc.subject deviants en_US
dc.subject defaults en_US
dc.subject structural equations en_US
dc.subject causal models en_US
dc.subject counterfactuals en_US
dc.subject causation en_US
dc.title Structural Equations and Causation en_US
dc.relation.journal Philosophical Studies en_US
dash.depositing.author Hall, Ned
dc.date.available 2010-03-02T15:36:01Z

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