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causal

adjective causative, compelling, conductive, constitutive, creative, determinant, determinative, effectual, formative, generating, generative, inception, inducing, influential, institutive, instrumental, originating, originative, productive
Associated concepts: causal connection, causal negligence, causal relationship
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In Dretske's analysis they are complex events which have other events as their parts, and it turns out that it is not at all clear whether regularity theory denies that parts of events cannot causally contribute to the existence of the events they are parts of.
2) The physical world is causally closed, so physical events and states are fully physically caused.
The subjective definition for probability is just as compatible with a causally deterministic worldview (or any other form of determinism, for that matter) as it is with an indeterministic worldview, because the subjective definition does not purport to tell us anything about the nature of the world.
The report causally links cigarette smoking to type 2 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, ectopic pregnancy, and erectile dysfunction.
In other places, the authors make the weaker claim that just "potentially" being causally responsible for contributing to a wrong is sufficient for complicity (pp.
If, as our results imply, reading causally influences intelligence, the implications for educators are clear," suggests Ritchie.
In addressing factors giving rise to social exclusion, let alone student wellbeing, if anxiety is causally related, it cannot be healthy for them if, through parents being unable to secure a place in a nursery school, and anxious at securing a place within a "Good Primary School", the student reflects the anxieties through their formative years.
to be used for the prevention of anal precancerous lesions and anal cancers, causally related to oncogenic Human Papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18.
As editor Finn emphasizes in his introduction, this volume focuses on an issue "posed dramatically in a globalized economy: how can we account for a causally rooted moral responsibility of consumers for harms that markets cause to distant others" (xi).
Objective: Intracellular aggregation of the human amyloid protein alpha-synuclein is causally involved in Parkinson s disease, a debilitating neurodegenerative disorder.
Like looking after your children rather than causally perusing the aisles of Tesco.
McLachlin dismissed the "possible danger" of catching a sexually transmitted disease through group sex on the peculiar ground that "it is conceptually and causally unrelated to indecency.