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Definition of Causation


  1. The act of causing; also the act or agency by which an effect is produced.

Causation Quotations

Fate is the endless chain of causation, whereby things are; the reason or formula by which the world goes on.
Citium Zeno

All too often when liberals cite statistics, they forget the statisticians' warning that correlation is not causation.
Thomas Sowell

From the mid-1970s, I also started work on the causation and prevention of famines.
Amartya Sen

Perhaps looking out through big baby eyes - if we could - would not be as revelatory experience as many imagine. We might see a world inhabited by objects and people, a world infused with causation, agency, and morality - a world that would surprise us not by its freshness but by its familiarity.
Paul Bloom

Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.
Trofim Lysenko
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Causation Translations

causation in Spanish is causalidad
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