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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
See also: causative
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Direct proximate causal connection is not required, but there must be some causal relation or connection.
This will allow them to gain deeper insights into the interplay between causal relations and quantum mechanics.
The idea of Causal Dimension is given more sense to understand Processes and how they can be easier assessed using the specific dimension's class characteristics.
In this case, adjustment for C (1) is necessary to estimate the effect of A (1) but blocks a causal effect of A (0).
RESULTS--MCCM tests suggested that the dynamics of the monthly differences in zooplankton showed significant causal forcing by monthly differences in pH.
This conventional framework and the FAR were initially adapted from best practices in epidemiology (Greenland and Rothman 1998), a field in which causal inference has always been of primary importance.
KEY WORDS: contrastivism, counterfactual conditional, general causation, singular causation, causal claim
On this theory, mental duplicates (that is, two creatures who share with each other all of their mental properties) share those of their causal powers that are relevant to their mental states.
The risk of arriving at spurious causal implications in international security is considerable.
He rejects the assertion that causation is merely a social construct, but acknowledges that a claim of causation requires an unprovable belief that causation exists and that causal inferences are partially subjective due to the plausibility criterion.
The aim in the current study was to investigate the causal relationships among the variables of covert-overt narcissism, causal attribution, responsibility attribution, and forgiveness.