Causation consists in Constraints.
Therefore, the causal structure of a
System is “its
spatiotemporal organization combined with the operative constraints” ,
which “determine the possible behaviors of those [sytems]. That is, they
determine modal features – what [they] can and cannot do.Winning & Bechtel (2018), 294
- Winning & Bechtel (2018): “Rethinking Causality in Biological and Neural Mechanisms: Constraints and Control”