Thought: A Journal of Philosophy 8 (2):129-138 (2019)

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Alexander Gebharter
Ludwig Maximilians Universität, München
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We propose an analysis of backward causation in terms of interventionism that can avoid several problems typically associated with backward causation. Its main advantage over other accounts is that it allows for reducing the problematic task of supporting backward causal claims to the unproblematic task of finding evidence for several ordinary forward directed causal hypotheses.
Keywords backward causation  interventionism  empirical evidence
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DOI 10.1002/tht3.414
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