‘Introduction to Causation With A Human Face

“How should philosophers (and others) approach the topic of causation and causal reasoning? Causation with a Human Face (CHF) proposes an approach that brings together results from a number of different disciplines, both descriptive (eg, the empirical psychology of causal cognition) and normative (statistics, econometrics, machine learning, philosophy). The guiding idea is that causal reasoning should be understood in ‘functional’ terms – that is in terms of the role that it plays in human life and the human goals and purposes that it serves …” (more)

[James Woodward, The Brains Blog, 25 October]

First posted 2021-10-29 12:00:37

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