- as a sign of respect (usually describing an honorary college or university degree).
Origin of honoris causa
non causa pro causa
- the fallacy of giving as a reason for a conclusion a proposition not actually relevant to that conclusion.
Origin of non causa pro causa
causa sine qua non
- an indispensable condition; requisite.
Origin of causa sine qua non
Examples from the Web for causa
Historical Examples of causa
In the infinite, as we have learned from the Causa, all contraries are one.Giordano Bruno
James Lewis McIntyre
The Roman causa ciuilis was a legal reason for enforcing a pact.
The form was a causa ciuilis or legal reason for enforcing the pact.
Where something was exchanged for a promise, that something was a causa debendi.
Causa patet, they said: ‘The devil is at the bottom of it all, and the witch is his minister’.Cock Lane and Common-Sense
- for the sake of honour