Usage examples for causation

  1. In conclusion, it is well, perhaps, to say that, no matter to which particular theory of causation we may lean, we should make up our minds to consider them as a whole. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  2. His physical causation, however, does not reach to the effect itself, but only to the effect wrought in the mind of the servant by his command. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  3. But the emotions and ideas of neither exhaust the psychological causation involved in the values. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  4. A conception of causation in some form or other could hardly have been altogether absent from the most primitive races of mankind. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
  5. The Committee has made its recommendations in this section of the report fully aware that many authorities can describe these matters as no more than secondary influences in the causation of juvenile delinquency. – Report of the Special Committee on Moral Delinquency in Children and Adolescents The Mazengarb Report (1954) by Oswald Chettle Mazengarb et al.
  6. The exact sciences move within the limits of the Uniformity of Nature and the law of Universal Causation; and their subject- matter consists of sense- phenomena, i. – Evolution by Frank B. Jevons
  7. Thus, within the limits that are set by the conditions of causation, a man is understood to be free to act as he wills so long as he is not 'impeded' by some of those conditions. – Mind and Motion and Monism by George John Romanes
  8. This will be explained fully in the following chapters which deal with the causation of acute and chronic disease. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  9. More particularly he studied how scientific men verify, and when they accept as proved, propositions of causation, explanations of the causes of things. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto