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Actual Causality$
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Joseph Y. Halpern

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780262035026

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.001.0001

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Introduction and Overview

Introduction and Overview

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Introduction and Overview
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Actual Causality
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Joseph Y. Halpern

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The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262035026.003.0001

The basic intuitions of causality defined in terms of counterfactuals are introduced, and a brief overview of the key ideas of the book – including responsibility, blame, normality, and explanation -- is provided.

Keywords:   Causality, Responsibility, Blame, Structural equations

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