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Inus condition

Insufficient but non-redundant part of an unnecessary but sufficient condition. Insufficient because it alone is not cause. Non-redundant if it adds something unique from other factors in constellation. Part of a sufficient condition if all factors present. Unnecessary if other sets of conditions can produce result. Most "causes" are actually inus conditions.

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"in-our-hands" phenomenon

It works though we don't know which factors are important yet.

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Counterfactual

Something contrary to fact. In experiment, what happened to those receiving treatment in comparison to if they had not. Difference between is effect.