Not in it exactly, unless you go in for post hoc, propter hoc.
The post hoc may be taken as established; was it a propter hoc?
It makes all the difference whether any given event is a case of propter hoc or post hoc.
For the credit of this species, therefore, we were fortunately able to distinguish the post hoc from the propter hoc.
Post hoc, propter hoc and this silly old man has been held up to all ensuing ages as an absurdly simple old fellow.
We say now post hoc, ergo propter hoc; now propter hoc, ergo post hoc; shall we escape from this vicious circle?
The distinction of post hoc and propter hoc, often lost sight of in modern as well as in ancient times.
And as to Calvinism, all this was post hoc of course; propter hoc also as I think.
Whether it was propter hoc or merely post hoc is a matter of conjecture.