On the Consistency Rule in Causal Inference Axiom, Definition, Assumption, or Theorem? (Pearl, 2010, 4 page) One of the big problems with the causality literature is the terminology and the lack of foundationas for everyone to agree on.(Think about a vector space -- everyone agrees what it is. That's where we want to be.) The consistency rule appears to me to be the corner-stone of an axiomatic development of causality theory.
The following papers are mentioned in the Pearl paper and are a part of the assignment: