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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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A moving electron has a velocity that is determining causally its next position.
10) It is their being such that has been supposed to prevent them from being causally efficacious and playing any causal role.
What this shows us is that when we noted that events and objects in other worlds are not things to which we are, or will be, causally connected in the way that we are, or will be, causally connected to objects are other times, we were focussing on the wrong comparator claim.
The relative frequency method itself can only be legitimately and usefully utilized if the scientist assumes that the world is causally-deterministic, and probability can only be subjective in a causally deterministic world.
No two substances can be conceived through the same attribute (no two substances can causally interact).
Now suppose that the agent's actual decision is ensured in that it is the effect of a causally deterministic chain that starts with an event beyond the agent's control.
But Dretske (1988:38) thinks that it is false that a part of a whole could causally contribute to the existence of the whole.
Wasim Khwaja of Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said that second-hand smoking has been causally associated with a range of life-threatening health effects, including lung cancer and heart disease.
Communication breakdowns are causally linked to the majority of sentinel events.
which he called causality Synchronicity he considered, was the occurrence of two simultaneous events but not causally connected.
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.
This report summarizes the findings of an 11-member independent committee convened by the Institute of Medicine to examine the hypothesis that the measles- mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine and thimerosal-containing vaccines are causally associated with autism.