Journal of Philosophical Logic 9 (1):73 - 99 (1980)

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Wolfgang Spohn
University of Konstanz
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The aim of the paper is to explicate the concept of causal independence between sets of factors and Reichenbach's screening-off-relation in probabilistic terms along the lines of Suppes' probabilistic theory of causality (1970). The probabilistic concept central to this task is that of conditional stochastic independence. The adequacy of the explication is supported by proving some theorems about the explicata which correspond to our intuitions about the explicanda
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The Direction of Time.Hans Reichenbach - 1956 - Dover Publications.
Statistical Explanation & Statistical Relevance.Wesley Salmon - 1971 - Pittsburgh, PA, USA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
A Probabilistic Theory of Causality.Patrick Suppes - 1968 - Amsterdam: North-Holland Pub. Co..
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Causation: An Alternative.Wolfgang Spohn - 2006 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 57 (1):93-119.
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