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Origin of causation
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It’s not necessarily causation, but it’s hard to believe that it isn’t.Can Google searches predict where coronavirus cases will soon emerge?|Philip Bump|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Brown says that religiosity is the variable that offers the strongest explanation, but cautions that correlation does not mean causation.
This problem comes about because neural networks can ingest so much data and encode relationships along so many dimensions, they can always find patterns—but they can’t easily figure out causation.Disco, bell bottoms, big hair…and cutting-edge A.I.?|Jeremy Kahn|September 8, 2020|Fortune
“The key for me is to show evidence of what a facility failed to do once it was on notice about the lethality of the virus and to establish a chain of causation after notice was established,” said Greenwood, who is now a consultant.COVID-19 Lawsuit Against La Jolla Facility Could Signal More Fights to Come|Jared Whitlock|June 23, 2020|Voice of San Diego
What we have far less of are the kind of studies that, beyond the shadow of a doubt, prove causation.Is There Really a “Loneliness Epidemic”? (Ep. 407)|Stephen J. Dubner|February 27, 2020|Freakonomics
“The plaintiffs have to prove the causation aspect,” Shapiro told The Daily Beast.
The aforementioned surveys may not be sufficient to make any firm conclusions about correlation, and much less about causation.
The new study sees a correlation—and suggests a causation—between sexting and sex, but the conclusions researchers draw are vague.
(a) Give your opinion as to the causation of the disability.The Australian Army Medical Corps in Egypt|James W. Barrett
But I may observe that he rests, at bottom, upon the assumption—surely an enormous assumption—that causation is order.
The whole of these, however, are not independent of causation, but only a portion of them.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive|John Stuart Mill
The argument from causation may logically follow that from existence, of which it may be regarded as a part.Theism or Atheism|Chapman Cohen
He accepts Hume's view of causation in all questions of physical science.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen