Origin of causation
Related Words for causationprovenance, influence, element, motive, source, connection, ancestry, ancestor, root, formulation, origin, motivation, matter, explanation, principle, purpose, embryo, producer, creator, spring
Examples from the Web for causation
Contemporary Examples of causation
“The plaintiffs have to prove the causation aspect,” Shapiro told The Daily Beast.Parents Sue for 'Wrongful Birth'
August 17, 2014
The aforementioned surveys may not be sufficient to make any firm conclusions about correlation, and much less about causation.How (Not) to Fight Racism and Anti-Semitism
February 22, 2014
The new study sees a correlation—and suggests a causation—between sexting and sex, but the conclusions researchers draw are vague.One In Four Tweens Sexts—So What?
January 8, 2014
For one thing, the Redskins Rule reveals correlation, not causation.Redskins Rule Election Predictor: Obama’s Going to Lose the Election
November 5, 2012
In arguing that abortion causes suicide, abortion opponents turn correlation into causation.South Dakota Legalizes Lies With Suicide Warning for Abortion Seekers
July 27, 2012
Historical Examples of causation
Yet even the Will of Omnipotence is subject to the despotism of causation.Old-Fashioned Ethics and Common-Sense Metaphysics
William Thomas Thornton
The chain of causation which ends with suffering begins with ignorance.History of Religion
To understand them they must be studied in connection and causation.An Ethnologist's View of History
Daniel G. Brinton
Turgot had declared that one age is bound to another by a chain of causation.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)
Comte; we are now chiefly concerned with his denial of all causation.Christianity and Greek Philosophy
Benjamin Franklin Cocker
1640s, from Latin causationem (nominative causatio) "excuse, pretext," in Medieval Latin "action of causing," from causa (see cause).