causationism

causationism

(kɔːˈzeɪʃəˌnɪzəm)
n
the theory of universal causation
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causationism

the principles and practices of universal causation.
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Thus, the belief in freedom of action does conflict with causationism. The problem remains unexplained as to how a free and rational agent does something.
We see that under causationism, actions must be viewed as events caused by other events.
It seems that causationism cannot be maintained consistently in the agent-action relation.