What does the word causation mean?

Usage examples for causation

  1. We cannot find any point in the scale of being at which soul- causation ceases or can cease. – Light On The Path and Through the Gates of Gold by Mabel Collins
  2. Essentially it is a thorough- going application of the principle of causation to human nature. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
  3. The conviction that all things are bound together in terms of causation is one that belongs, even to- day, to the educated, thoughtful mind. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen