CAUSALITY AND PROBABILITY IN THE SCIENCES

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CAUSALITY AND PROBABILITY

IN THE SCIENCES

http://www.kent.ac.uk/secl/philosophy/jw/2006/capits.htm

14
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16 June 2006

Keynes

College Lecture Room 5, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

15th May
: deadline for receipt of early
-
bird registration to attend the conference.

Register by posting the conference fee of £20 sterling with the registration form
(available on the conference
web site) to: Department of Philosophy, attn. Miriam
Waters, Cornwallis Building NW, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NF, UK



PROGRAMME

Wednesday 14th June

13.30
registration

13.50
welcome

14.00
-
16.00

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invited speaker

Nancy Cartwright
: Causality: what can be the good of it?

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Robert Northcott
: Natural
-
born determinists: causation in a probabilistic world

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Monika Koeppl
: Where causal pluralism comes from

coffee

16.30
-
18.00

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Bert Leuridan
: Galton's blinding glasses. Modern statistics hi
ding causal structure in
early theories of inheritance

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Pawel Kawalec
: Causality and explanation. A procedural approach to causal inference

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Marianne Belis
: The relation between ca
usality and probability

Thursday 15th June

09.00
-
11.00

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invited speaker
Margherita Benzi
: Contexts for causal models

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Phyllis McKay
: What do mechanisms do?

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Françoise Longy
: The case of the probability of dysfunction

coffee


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11.30
-
13.00

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Nuala Sheehan
: Causal inference using instrumental variables in an epidemiological
application

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Federica Russo

&
Jon Williamson
: Interpreting probability in causal models for cancer

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Aviezer Tucker
: A N
aturalized Account of the Inference of Common Causes

lunch

14.00
-
16.00

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Isabelle Drouet
: Causal inference: what is new with Bayes nets?

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Alex Freitas

&
Ken McGarry
: Integrating Bayesian networks and
Simpson's paradox in
data mining

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Andrea L'Episcopo
: Causality and axiomatic probability calculus

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Jan Lemeire
: Causal models as minimal descriptions of multivariate systems


coffee

16.30
-
18.00

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Sam Maes
: Causa
l inference in graphical models with latent variables. From theory to
practice

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invited speaker
Kevin Korb
: Informative interventions

19.30 Conference Dinner
The Ancient Raj
, 26 North Lane.
Map
.

Friday 16th June

09.00
-
11.00

-

invited speaker
Mauricio Suarez
: Causal inference in quantum mechanics: A
reassessment

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Friedel Weinert
: A conditional view of causality

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Erik Weber
: Conceptual tools for causal analysis in the social sciences

coffee

11.30
-
13.00

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Damien Fennell
: Causality, mechanisms and modularity: structural models in
econometrics

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Julian Reiss
: Time series, invariance, and the principle of common cause

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Alessio Moneta
: Mediating between causes and probability: the use of graphica
l models
in econometrics

lunch

14.00
-
15.30

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Amit Pundik
: The causal relata in the legal context

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invited speaker

Philip Dawid
: Causality: counterfactual and hypothetical


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