Workshop with Christopher Hitchcock

The workshop is organized as part of the DFG (German Research Foundation) research group FOR 1063: Causation, Laws, Dispositions, and Explanation at the Interface of Science and Metaphysics.
Attendance is free and open to all. If you plan to attend, please contact us at undefineddclps(at)

Date: April 24, 2015

Building 23.21, Ground Floor, Room 44B

Alexander Gebharter and Gerhard Schurz


10:15 – 11:00   Alexander Gebharter (DCLPS) Causal exclusion and causal Bayes nets

11:00 – 11:45   Vera Hoffmann-Kolss (University of Cologne) Causal modelling and multi-level causation 

11:45 – 12:30   Christian Feldbacher (DCLPS) Weak predictivism, ad hoc-modification, and intervention

(Lunch Break)

14:00 – 14:45   Gerhard Schurz (DCLPS) Revising the Markov condition

14:45 – 15:30   Andreas Hüttemann (University of Cologne) Actual causation and default processes

15:30 – 17:00   Christopher Hitchcock (Caltech) Conditioning, intervening, and decision

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from left to right: Andreas Hüttemann, Markus Schrenk, Kristina Engelhard, Alexander Christian, Philipp Dapprich, Gerhard Schurz, Alexander Gebharter, Paul Näger, Christopher Hitchcock, Marie Kaiser, Nina Retzlaff, Ioannis Votsis, David Hommen, Till Gallasch, Ken Schimanski
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