noun, plural cau·sal·i·ties.
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OTHER WORDS FROM causalitynon·cau·sal·i·ty, noun
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This means any event will have multiple mismatched light cones — in short, causality is indefinite.
The light cones of events become indefinite — and thus, so does causality itself.
With the emerging frameworks, “we can make predictions without having well-defined causality,” Brukner said.
All the papers about the quantum switch nod at the link between quantum gravity and indefinite causality.
One of the latest smart-city causalities was Cisco’s ambitious Kinetic for Cities software, a dashboard for governments to manage data from their local smart-city projects.
But then, if a clear line of causality could be traced, we wouldn't be talking about Palmer.
The authors of the study made this clear, writing that the results were “not determined to show causality.”
Of course causality runs both ways; countries in trouble are more likely to get into a debt crisis.
Those statements are both true but they are not proof of causality, either.
Given the way some of these situations have played out, causality hardly seems important.Robert Bales’s Alleged Crimes Show a Soldier Pushed to the Brink|Jesse Ellison|March 18, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Causality there remains an empty name without promise of a real explanation.Psychotherapy|Hugo Mnsterberg
Their existence is therefore due to the divine causality, which never changes.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
This innate need for explanation is then usually associated with an alleged a priori principle of causality inherent in the mind.
If we would speak of causality at all on his level of experience, we may say only that he is governed by the causality of magic.
Scientific reasoning and scientific observation can only hold good so long and in so far as the Law of Causality holds good.The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
British Dictionary definitions for causality
noun plural -ties
- the relationship of cause and effect
- the principle that nothing can happen without being caused