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Probabilistic Causation

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[Revised entry by Christopher Hitchcock on March 9, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] "Probabilistic Causation" designates a group of theories that aim to characterize the relationship between cause and effect using the tools of probability theory. The central idea behind these theories is that causes change the probabilities of their effects. This article traces developments in probabilistic causation, including recent developments in causal modeling....

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