noun, plural cau·sal·i·ties.
- causa sine qua non,
- causality paradox,
Origin of causality
Examples from the Web for causality
But then, if a clear line of causality could be traced, we wouldn't be talking about Palmer.
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
The question of causality remains: are smart kids good at music, and/or does music make you smart?
Causality is larger than Comparison, and Wit is less than either.Phrenological Development of Robert Burns|George Combe
As an illustration we may instance "the principle of causality."Christianity and Greek Philosophy|Benjamin Franklin Cocker
Causality has nothing in common with the concept of purpose.
We are therefore very far from admitting his criticism of the principles of causality.
Lastly, the conception of causality essentially involves the idea of finality as existing somewhere.Mind and Motion and Monism|George John Romanes
noun plural -ties
- the relationship of cause and effect
- the principle that nothing can happen without being caused