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Daniel Hausman
University of Wisconsin, Madison
James Woodward
University of Pittsburgh
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This essay explains what the Causal Markov Condition says and defends the condition from the many criticisms that have been launched against it. Although we are skeptical about some of the applications of the Causal Markov Condition, we argue that it is implicit in the view that causes can be used to manipulate their effects and that it cannot be surrendered without surrendering this view of causation.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/50.4.521
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