Tag Archives: Causality

A short comment on Reichenbach’s Principle of Common Cause

When I came across this principle in Mark Alford’s tutorial paper on Bell Inequality I was intrigued: Reichenbach’s principle of common cause [1]: correlations can be explained in terms of causes. if two phenomena show a correlation, either one causes … Continue reading

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Kant, Hume, Reichenbach, Meister Eckhart and others on Causality

This is my third post in the “causality” series. The first two were: Difference between correlation and causation Phillip Gibbs on Temporal and Ontological Causality Here’s some heavy articles weighing on the concept of causality Kant and Hume on Causality … Continue reading

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Phillip Gibbs on Temporal and Ontological Causality

This is my second post in the “causality” series. The first one was: Difference between correlation and causation Phillip Gibbs said that “after all nobody is going to cite this” but I appreciated his 2013 summary [1]. His comments on … Continue reading

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Difference between correlation and causation

This is the first article in my “causality” series. Please see the index for a list of the other posts in this series. In my day job I deal with probability and statistics. I use words like correlation, standard error … Continue reading

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Divine Time, Causal Time, Physical Time

Discussion of time will never end. We will never exhaust this subject. My short review today was inspired by a dear friend who has been thinking deeply on the subject of time and asking me difficult questions. I cannot answer … Continue reading

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