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caus·al

 (kô′zəl)
adj.
1. Of, involving, or constituting a cause: a causal relationship between scarcity of goods and higher prices.
2. Indicative of or expressing a cause.
n.
A word or grammatical element, such as since or because, expressing a cause or reason.

caus′al·ly adv.

causal

(ˈkɔːzəl)
adj
1. acting as or being a cause
2. stating, involving, or implying a cause: the causal part of the argument.
3. (Philosophy) philosophy (of a theory) explaining a phenomenon or analysing a concept in terms of some causal relation
ˈcausally adv

caus•al

(ˈkɔ zəl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a cause.
2. expressing a cause, as the conjunctions because and since.
[1520–30; < Latin]
caus′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.causal - involving or constituting a cause; causing; "a causal relationship between scarcity and higher prices"
causative - producing an effect; "poverty as a causative factor in crime"
Translations
kauzálnípříčinný

causal

[ˈkɔːzəl] ADJcausal

causal

[ˈkɔːzəl] adj [link, relationship, connection] → causal(e)

causal

adjkausal, ursächlich; causal relationshipKausalzusammenhang m

causal

[ˈkɔːzl] adjcausale

causal

a. causal.
References in classic literature ?
A beginning is that which does not itself follow anything by causal necessity, but after which something naturally is or comes to be.
It is possible to understand that Napoleon had power and so events occurred; with some effort one may even conceive that Napoleon together with other influences was the cause of an event; but how a book, Le Contrat social, had the effect of making Frenchmen begin to drown one another cannot be understood without an explanation of the causal nexus of this new force with the event.
There are, it seems to me, prima facie different kinds of causal laws, one belonging to physics and the other to psychology.
Genius studies the causal thought, and far back in the womb of things sees the rays parting from one orb, that diverge, ere they fall, by infinite diameters.
He is a beholder of ideas and an utterer of the necessary and causal.
Austin substantiates and elaborates a causal reading of Aquinas on virtue and presents, at least incipiently, a causal virtue theory robust enough to be worthy of a place in the theological and philosophical discussion.
Causal Exclusion and Causal Bayes Nets, ALEXANDER GEBHARTER
Aquinas on Virtue: A Causal Reading" by the Jesuit scholar Nicholas Austin (who teaches theological ethics at Heythrop College, University of London) is an original interpretation of one of the most compelling accounts of virtue in the Western tradition--that of the great theologian and philosopher Thomas Aquinas (1224 - 1274).
The case was sent before the cour dappel de Paris (Court of Appeal, Paris, France), which observed, inter alia, that there was no scientific consensus supporting a causal relationship between the vaccination against hepatitis B and the occurrence of multiple sclerosis.
Psychologist Carl Jung offered a better explanation of the concept, stating that synchronicity describes events that are meaningful coincidences if they occur without a causal relationship.
at/presse/aktuelle-pressemeldungen/detailansicht/artikel/quantum-causal-relations-a-causes-b-causes-a/) can violate causality - even the causal order of events can be in superposition.
This Paper is built around three Case Study based on Causal Process Analytics to describe how the Integrated, Black Hole and Big Bang Causal Process Fields are structured as a whole, what are the interdependencies between their Causal Dimensions and conclusions regarding the evolutionary path of the Causal Processes as part of the analyzed Causal Process Fields.