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The Tetrad Project

  • Peter Spirtes
  • Richard Scheines
  • Clark Glymour
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 211)

Abstract

Questions about causality have long concerned philosophers. These questions have included: What is a causal relation? Can it be reduced to some other, more primitive kind of relation? What types of causal relations are there? Does it make sense for a later event to cause an earlier event? Does every event have a cause? Is the world deterministic?

Keywords

Structural Equation Model Directed Graph Causal Relation Causal Model Causal Structure 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Spirtes
    • 1
  • Richard Scheines
    • 1
  • Clark Glymour
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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