Can causes be reduced to correlations?


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Gurol Irzik
Sabanci University
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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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