Making it Formally Explicit

Probability, Causality and Indeterminism

Leszek Wroński (Hrsg.), Gábor Hofer-Szabó (Hrsg.)

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This book collects research papers on the philosophical foundations of probability, causality, spacetime and quantum theory. The papers are related to talks presented in six subsequent workshops organized by The Budapest-Kraków Research Group on Probability, Causality and Determinism. 

Coverage consists of three parts. Part I focuses on the notion of probability from a general philosophical and formal epistemological perspective. Part II applies probabilistic considerations to address causal questions in the foundations of quantum mechanics. Part III investigates the question of indeterminism in spacetime theories. It also explores some related questions, such as decidability and observation. 

The contributing authors are all philosophers of science with a strong background in mathematics or physics. They believe that paying attention to the finer formal details often helps avoiding pitfalls that exacerbate the philosophical problems that are in the center of focus of contemporary research.

The papers presented here help make explicit the mathematical-structural assumptions that underlie key philosophical argumentations. This formally rigorous and conceptually precise approach will appeal to researchers and philosophers as well as mathematicians and statisticians.

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Reichenbachian Common Cause Systems, Rationality of Bayesian Agents, Computational Properties of Undecidable Sentences, Semantics in spacetime theories, Reichenbachian EPR Correlations, Reichenbachian Separate Common Causes, Principle of Indifference, The Problem of Inconsistent Marginals in Data Integration, Lewis' Principal Principle, Indeterminism in SpaceTime Theories, Emergence of microstates, Non-locality in Quantum Mechanics, Reichenbachian non-locality in quantum mechanics, Extendibility in spacetime theories