Data-Mining Probabilists or Experimental Determinists?

Thomas Richardson, Laura Schulz and Alison Gopnik

in Causal Learning

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780195176803
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199958511 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Series in Cognitive Development

Data-Mining Probabilists or Experimental Determinists?

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This chapter presents a dialogue that is a distillation of a real series of conversations which took place at that most platonic of academies — the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences — between the first and third authors. The second author had determinist leanings to begin with and acted as an intermediary.

Keywords: determinism; faithfulness; causal inference; causal learning

Chapter.  15117 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Developmental Psychology

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