How to use Causal in a sentence

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  • It is chiefly known from the causal relation of one of its species of the most serious of vine-diseases.

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  • Nature as a machine, governed by changeless causal law, is necessary to thought.

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  • Nevertheless he believes that, when we can apply measures to the combination of empirical appearances, then we can apply the logical principle as causal law to this combination, and say that one appearance is the cause of another, thus adding a notion of causality not contained in the actual observations, but specializing the general notion of causality.

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  • The attack made by David Hume on the causal relation led directly to the new rationalism of Kant, who argued that it was wrong to regard thought as mere analysis.

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  • It is only gradually that there appears any recognition of a spiritual principle exercising a modifying or causal influence over inert matter.

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  • Though the term "autonomy" in its fullest sense implies entire freedom from causal necessity, it can also be used even in determinist theories for relative independence of particular conditions, theological or conventional.

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  • There is thus causal necessity for Eternal Mind, or what we call " God."

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  • It is important to note, however, that these positive associations are not necessarily causal.

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  • Not, however, that all induction is causal; but where it is not, there is still less reason for making it a deduction from hypothesis.

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  • Though the causal relationship of a bacterium to a disease may be completely established by the methods given, another very important part of bacteriology is concerned with the poisons or toxins formed by bacteria.

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  • In this way conditions formerly believed to be the causes of disease are now recognized as playing their part in predisposing to the action of the true causal agent, viz.

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  • He argues in the first book against the innateness of our knowledge of God and of morality; yet in the fourth book he finds that the existence of God is demonstrable, being supported by causal necessity, without which there can be no knowledge; and he also maintains that morality is as demonstrable as pure mathematics.

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  • On the other hand if our belief in the necessity of causal connexion is the result of custom, to custom will be due also the belief in a necessity governing human actions observable everywhere in men's ordinary opinions and practice.

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  • And yet in this instance, I may not at all know the causal antecedents of the appearances in question.

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  • What causal antecedents does an intentional action have to have?

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  • But, while readily acknowledged, they quickly fade from mind before the onslaught of one-dimensional, causal thinking.

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  • Thus he takes causal principles to describe how a form is realized (made actual) given certain material resources.

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  • In 5/6 patients the wild-type allele was lost in the tumor samples, suggesting a causal role for the mutations in RCC.

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  • These theories provide not only descriptions of, but also causal explanations for, the behavior of moving objects.

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  • As such, it is not causal in the mechanistic sense; nonetheless, it exhibits a kind of causality.

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  • For I believe God is not the cause of evil, or cause of good in that directly causal sense.

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  • Yet we have still not directly attributed welfare reform to identifiable subjects in a genuinely causal explanation.

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  • Further, it is the originator on its own that is somehow causal, as distinct from a set of items including the originator.

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  • Apparently genes do not stand at the undisputed head of a causal chain.

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  • The first conclusion drawn from the study is the causal connection between institutional rearing and cognitive impairment.

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  • Academic research clearly demonstrates that race itself is neither a causal nor a predictive factor in youth criminality.

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  • The theory of causation in terms of chains of causal dependence can handle this sort of example.

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  • We also argue that a potent direct challenge to moral responsibility from causal determinism does not succeed.

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  • Here, the causal efficacy of the paternal human form is transmitted through the generative potentialities of the semen of the father.

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  • The more this indeterminacy has merely epistemic significance, the less it affects the causal principle.

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  • The causal chain that goes from the presence of the chair to my subsequent seeming to perceive it is too kinky or devious.

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  • So deciding whether a complex causal chain is consistent with background knowledge would require a process akin to parsing.

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  • However there is no persuasive evidence of any causal linkage between drug use and property crime for the vast majority of this group.

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  • The material outlines the underlying causal mechanisms of mass wasting with particular reference to the Australian landscape.

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  • Its basic proposition is that neural events are effects of wholly neural or other bodily causal sequences.

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  • Newton's theory is probably the greatest stride ever made in the effort toward the causal nexus of natural phenomena.

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  • The other major form of critique of genic pluralism is based on arguments concerning the causal structure of selective episodes.

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  • All the standard interpretations of quantum theory posit that the cosmos changes in accordance with causal principles that are stochastic or probabilistic.

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  • Indeed the symbols in the implemented program don't have any causal powers in addition to those of the implementing medium.

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  • From a research perspective, one cannot infer causal relationships from the temporal proximity of events captured in a factor structure.

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  • He is freed from the chain of causal action, there is no more rebirth for him.

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  • Beach sediment loss and net drift reversal thus coincided, but without any evident causal relationship.

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  • This paper is therefore of interest, as it suggests that there might be a causal relationship between chronic toxoplasmosis and cryptogenic epilepsy.

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  • It is false to suggest that sequence is a fact and causal connexion a figment; apart from causal connexion, there could be no consciousness of sequences.

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  • Bearing in mind these precautions, we may classify the proximal causal agents of disease as I.External agencies.

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  • Here there is a clear and formal statement of the interaction and causal relation of all the phenomena of distribution on the earth's surface, including the influence of physical geography upon the various activities of mankind from the lowest to the highest.

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  • Wright and others, in recent work on opsonins, have shown that, by injecting dead cultures of the causal agent into subjects infected with the organism, there is produced in the body fluids a substance (opsonin) which apparently in favourable conditions unites with the living causal bacteria and so sensitizes them that they are readily taken up and destroyed by the phagocytic cells of tissues.

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  • Many cancer-parasites have been described in cancerous growths, including bacteria, yeasts and protozoa, but the innumerable attempts made to demonstrate the causal infective organism have all completely failed.

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  • In the mechanical processes which we can experimentally modify at will, and which therefore we learn to apprehend with greatest fulness, whenever an effect on a body, B, is in causal connexion with a process instituted in another body, A, it is usually possible to discover a mechanical connexion between the two bodies which allows the influence of A to be traced all the way across the intervening region.

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  • Nor is there any lack of evidence of a growing dissatisfaction on the part of many physiologists with the complacent assumption that the methods of physical science, and particularly the conception of causal activity common to the sciences which study inorganic nature, can be transferred without further criticism to the examination of life and mind.

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  • Both phenomena are based on establishing a causal connection between two subsystems of the brain.

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  • To overcome this problem he extends causal dependence to a transitive relation in the usual way by taking its ancestral.

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  • The tees and tank shirts at Wet Seal have been conveniently separated from the tops category, so if you're just searching for something causal, this is where you need to look.

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  • By understanding what makes a dress informal and what to look for in an attractive designs, brides interested in causal dresses can take advantage of the many options available.

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  • For a causal beach wedding dress, you may want to avoid heavier materials like brocade, velvet, and heavy silks.

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  • If your lifestyle is formal, then changing your bedroom into a causal one may be a challenge at first, until you get a better idea of what level of casual you like best.

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  • Just keep in mind that sports coats in navy and black tend to look more formal, while shades of army green and light brown look more causal.

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  • However, as loyalty to one company, outsourcing, and quick wealth (much of it via the real estate market and investment banking) become the new norm, so too did "causal Friday's".

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  • If you are still having trouble, the Causal Male has a printable guide that contains several additional steps, so that you are all but guaranteed to get an accurate fit.

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  • Casual Male also has two sister companies within their brand, Rochester Big and Tall and Sears Canada- Causal Male.

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  • If you have a passion for fashion, a flair for sales, and a dedication to Causal Male's styles, then why not consider employment with is this company?

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  • When you take a look at all of the various features that Causal Male XL offers, it's easy to see why so many enjoy, and purchase their products.

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  • Note that several of these shopping sites either specialize in sport coats or blazers, though in at least one (Causal Male XL), you'll be able to find a combination of both.

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  • However, the ones that are available carry a distinctive "street wear" quality to look; a causal look that is perfect for running errands and hanging out and relaxing on the weekends.

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  • They can be paired with slacks, but because they are so incredibly causal, they may work best with a comfortable pair of blue jeans.

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  • European designer Ulla Popken offers a beautiful selection of causal suits in sizes to 34.

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  • This basic western wear outfit can be causal or dressed up by changing the top you wear.

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  • Hugo Boss was established in 1923, and since its inception eighty-four years ago, has gone on to create sporty and causal fashion that is worn world-wide.

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  • A diagnosis is made by visual examination and may be confirmed by a report of the causal events.

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  • The location of the infection and the identity of the causal bacteria determine which of several effective medications should be prescribed.

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  • Certain medications used to treat asthma, allergies, and seizures can be a causal factor in the onset of sleep disturbances and nightmares.

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  • In older preschool or elementary school children with fine-motor delays, developmental coordination disorder or a disorder of written expression may be causal.

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  • Perfect for a competitive game of volleyball, or for a causal Frisbee throwing contest, a tankini can stay in place and still look fashionable.

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  • Another great way to decipher what is business causal appropriate is to take your dress cues from a supervisor, not your colleagues.

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  • If you are a happily married individual seeking a causal affair you will need to navigate the dating waters carefully on a married dating site.

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  • A finely-crafted, durable, and handsomely handmade straw handbag can easily take you from a day on the beach to a causal afternoon gathering with friends.

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  • Most of the literature available on birth order suggests that there is evidence pointing to a causal link between birth order and certain personality traits.

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  • While it is certainly possible that the uniforms contribute to academic improvements, it is hard to make a direct causal relationship.

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  • Even if you are a causal tennis player, consider buying tennis shoes.

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  • Finishline shoes stores also offer causal shoes and sandals for both men and women.

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  • The causal slide cut, rounded open toe, and multi-colored crackle finish makes this sandal a spring and summer must have!

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  • Made with a matte leather upper and followed with a causal thong style, this structured, stitched toe thong and embossed glossy Ariat logo are the perfect summer sandal wear!

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  • That's where you'll find Dansko's Professional Oiled Causal Clog in burgundy.

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  • The cafe's atmosphere is causal and there is an outdoor patio.

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  • For if we inquire into this causal relation we find that though we know isolated facts, we cannot perceive any such connexion between them as that the one should give rise to the other.

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  • Hence he strictly confines true judgment and knowledge to the consciousness of the identity or difference, and the causal relations of the given content of the common consciousness.

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  • Not, says Wundt, by association, as Hume said, but by thinking; not, however, by a priori thinking, as Kant said, but by logical thinking, by applying the logical principle of ground and consequent (which Leibnitz had called the principle of sufficient reason) as a causal law to empirical appearances.

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  • Now, Wundt is aware that this is not always possible, for he holds that the logical principle of ground belongs generally to the connexion of thoughts, the causal law to the combination of empirical appearances.

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  • Of these the most important is cause, of which his theory, in short, is that by this a priori category and the process of reason we go on from sequence to consequence; first stating that an effect may be caused by several alternatives, then negating all but one, next concluding that this one as sufficient reason is cause, and finally attaining the necessity of the causal nexus by converting causality into identity, e.g.

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  • Of all such cases it is enough to say that it is impossible for the serious inquirer to establish any causal connexion between the omen and the event which it is presumed to foreshadow.

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  • In so far as man can be shown to be the product of, and a link in, a long chain of causal development, so far does it become impossible to regard him as self-determined.

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  • Judgment is consciousness of the identity or difference and of the causal relations of the given; naming the actual combinations of the data, but also requiring a priori categories of the understanding, the notions of identity, difference and causality, as principles of thought or laws, to combine the plurality of the given into a unity (Schuppe).

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  • Not so; when an induction is causal, the particular instances are already, beliefs in particular causes, e.g.

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  • In causal induction, the particulars further contain the cause, or ground of the being (principium essendi), of the effect, as well as the ground of our inducing the law.

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  • The nerve of proof in the processes by which he establishes causal conjunctions of unlimited application is naturally thought to lie in the special canons of the several processes and the axioms of universal and uniform causation which form their background.

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  • On the one hand it is said that mind and matter are absolutely heterogeneous, and, therefore, that any causal relation between them is ex hypothesi impossible.

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  • No direct causal relationship between a molecular movement and a state of consciousness has ever been established.

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  • The determinist presuppositions of psy chology (determinist because they involve the applica tion of the causal conceptions of modern science to mental phenomena) have in many instances in no way retarded the utilization of new information concerning mental processes in order to prove the reality of freedom.

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  • Determined sequence is the causal relation in any possible experience, and no experience is possible save through the determination of perceived changes as in relation to a determined order in time.

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  • In order to accommodate chancy causation, Lewis (1986c) defines a more general notion of causal dependence in terms of chancy causation, Lewis (1986c) defines a more general notion of causal dependence in terms of chancy counterfactuals.

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  • The additional possibility of access to all humans' Digital Echoes, to be studied for a million unnoticed causal correlations, will hasten the demise of disease as well and will increase quality of life and longevity.

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  • In terms of the agreement of thought and being, the logical forms of the part of dialectic correspondent to knowledge statically considered have parallels and analogies in being, the concept being correlated to substance, the judgment to causal nexus.

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  • The earlier differs from the later exposition in allowing an objective causal relation between thought and extension, for which there is substituted in the Ethics the idea of a thoroughgoing parallelism.

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  • The mistake of earlier advocates of determinism lay in the supposition that self-conscious moral action could be explained by the use of the same categories and upon the same hypotheses usually considered sufficient to explain the causal sequences observable in the physical world.

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  • Thus Hume is a positivist in the sense that he specifically restricts philosophy to the sphere of observation, and regards the causal relation as being nothing more than what we have been accustomed to expect.

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  • An active or causal verb requires before it the instrumental instead of the nominative case, which goes only before a neuter or intransitive verb.

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  • The ease and rapidity of the mental transition is the sole ground for the supposed necessity of the causal connexion between portions of experience.

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  • Co-operation of the two factors appears to supply a causal theory of the occurrence of evolution; the suggestion of their co-operation and the comparison of the possible results with the actual achievements of breeders in producing varieties were the features of Charles Darwin's theoretical work which made it a new beginning in the science of biology, and which reduced to insignificance all earlier work on the theory of evolution.

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  • The mechanical character both of the natural history and of the logical method applied to it, resulted necessarily from Bacon's radically false conception of the nature of cause and of the causal relation.

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  • The pamphlet begins by re-stating with reference to sight the general theory that perception of an objective world rests upon an instinctive causal postulation, which even when it misleads still remains to haunt us (instead of being, like errors of reason, open to extirpation by evidence), and proceeds to deal with physiological colour, i.e.

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  • And until the determinist can successfully explain to us how in a world obeying throughout its history necessary laws and limited in its nature to the exhibition of causal sequences the consciousness of freedom could ever have arisen, we may be content to trust the immediate affirmation of our moral selves.

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  • Thus coastal conditions have clearly no causal influence on the development of the All-Father belief.

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  • In this way we, as it were, bring the causal or primal term and its remotest dependent immediately together, and raise a derivative knowledge into one which is primary and intuitive.

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  • Some have gone farther and argued that from the nature of the case no causal explanation of any real change in the world of things is possible.

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  • He rarely bought anything except jeans and causal shirts off the rack.

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