Causation and the Tenuous Relevance of Philosophy to Modern Science

I was asked by ATTP at their blog:

hypergeometric,
Which bit of what Dikran said do you disagree with? It certainly seems reasonable to me; if you want to explain how something could cause something else, you need to use more than just statistics.

After consideration, I posted a long explanation, worthy of a blog post on its own. But I’m leaving it there, and just putting a link to it here.

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