causality meaning

Pronunciation:   "causality" in a sentence
Noun: causality  ko'zalitee
  1. The relation between causes and effects

Derived forms: causalities

See also: causal

Type of: relation

Encyclopedia: Causality

"In classical mechanics, the principle that the specification of the dynamical variables of a system at a given time, and of the external forces acting on the system, completely determines the values of dynamical variables at later times. Also known as det"

The relating of causes to the effects they produce. Causes are termed necessary when they must always precede an effect and sufficient when they initiate or produce an effect. Any of several factors may be associated with the potential disease causation or outcome,including predisposing factors,enabling factors,precipitating factors,reinforcing factors,and risk factors.


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  1. the empirical world of physical nature and causality was to him a shadow world.
  2. it may be possible to receive the "reply" before sending the "message", in this case causality would be violated.
  3. part ii : viewpoint on causality of criminology
  4. part v, the criminal causality in our country
  5. the causality between liu bei and guan yu's failure and death

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