Part of speech: noun

The relation of cause and effect.

Part of speech: noun

Causal action or agency.

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Usage examples "causality":

  1. Even, therefore, if the supposition of causality is taken to be an essential feature of Materialism, Materialism would be in no wise affected by substituting for the words Matter and Motion the symbols x and y. - "A Candid Examination of Theism", George John Romanes.
  2. Moreover, the more sharply the idea of efficient causality is defined in our mind, the more it takes the form of a mechanical causality. - "Creative Evolution", Henri Bergson.
  3. And so on till we arrive at the question, What caused the principle of causality? - "Mind and Motion and Monism", George John Romanes.