The third consideration is the degree to which we apprehend that endless chain of causation
inevitably demanded by reason, in which each phenomenon comprehended, and therefore man's every action, must have its definite place as a result of what has gone before and as a cause of what will follow.
Up to that time they had been meaningless and without apparent causation
I paused, examining and analysing all the minutiae of causation
, as exemplified in the change from life to death, and death to life, until from the midst of this darkness a sudden light broke in upon me --a light so brilliant and wondrous, yet so simple, that while I became dizzy with the immensity of the prospect which it illustrated, I was surprised that among so many men of genius who had directed their inquiries towards the same science, that I alone should be reserved to discover so astonishing a secret.
We may then distinguish "vital" from mechanical movements by the fact that vital movements depend for their causation
upon the special properties of the nervous system, while mechanical movements depend only upon the properties which animal bodies share with matter in general.
The soul raised over passion beholds identity and eternal causation
, perceives the self-existence of Truth and Right, and calms itself with knowing that all things go well.
Green provides an accessible means of navigating the infamously baffling case law on causation
in negligence by disentangling the different types of causal problems that arise, and classifying decided cases accordingly.
in the Human Context by George Ellis.
When that happens, a plaintiff's expert may be allowed to introduce causation
opinions that are based on unscientific speculation.
The thinking behind this ruling and other concurrent causation
cases is that the cause of loss that is not excluded caused damage to the insured's property in one way or another, so the property coverage form must pay for the loss.
Recent literature on causation
invokes a distinction between deviant and default behavior to account for token causation
In this light, the proximate causation
standard can function as a
SUMMARY : An argument proposed by Steglich-Petersen (2012) establishes that while contrastive causation
can be applied to general causation
and causal explanation, it is a mistake to consider it in cases of singular causation