the same thing as determinism
? What's the difference in meaning between determinism and causality? Is causal indeterminism
possible? I'm asking because there is some debate in this area whether, in fact, the 2 terms are the same or even if they're in conflict. Just to hi-lite some of these difficulties, consider Carl Hoefer's entry in Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy on "causal determinism" where he opts from refraining discussing the "causal" part:
Even more forcefully consider his paper here:
Causality and Determinism: Tension, or Outright Conflict?
Furthermore with respect to QM and determinism he writes (In Stanford entry):