Agency and Probabilistic Causality

  title={Agency and Probabilistic Causality},
  author={Huw Price},
Probabilistic accounts of causality have long had trouble with 'spurious' evidential correlations. Such correlations are also central to the case for causal decision theory-the argument that evidential decision theory is inadequate to cope with certain sorts of decision problem. However, there are now several strong defences of the evidential theory. Here I present what I regard as the best defence, and apply it to the probabilistic approach to causality. I argue that provided a probabilistic… CONTINUE READING

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