A Partial Theory of Actual Causation

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Brad Weslake
New York University, Shanghai
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One part of the true theory of actual causation is a set of conditions responsible for eliminating all of the non-causes of an effect that can be discerned at the level of counterfactual structure. I defend a proposal for this part of the theory.
Keywords Causation  Causal Models  Actual Causation  Token Causation  Structural Equations  Switching  Trumping  Counterfactual Theories of Causation  Singular Causation  Regularity Theories of Causation
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