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Such factors may not be readily apparent in more natural settings where multiple causation and rich repertoires may exist.
Mill (1967) cannot accommodate the analysis of cases in which there is conjunctural and multiple causation, it is nevertheless useful in helping the analyst to identify different types of case.
He even acknowledges toward the end of the book that "the common law was, in fact, quite attuned to complexities - externalities, aggregate effects, multiple causation, unquantifiable risks, and indirect but nonetheless real effects.

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