CAUSAL EXPLANATION AND MANIPULATION
Causal explanation proceeds by citing the causes of the explanandum. Any model of causal explanation requires a specification of the relation between cause and effect in virtue of which citing the cause explains the effect. In particular, it requires a specification of what it is for the explanandum to be causally dependent on the explanans and what types of things (broadly understood) the explanans are.
KeywordsCausal Structure Causal Explanation Causal Claim Counterfactual Dependence Counterfactual Conditional
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