Can causes be reduced to correlations?

Gurol Irzik
Sabanci University
This paper argues against Papineau's claim that causal relations can be reduced to correlations and defends Cartwright's thesis that they can be nevertheless boot-strapped from them, given sufficiently rich causal background knowledge.
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DOI 10.1093/bjps/47.2.249
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