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causality

 [kaw-zal´ĭ-te]
the relationship between cause and effect.

cau·sal·i·ty

(kawz'al-i-tē),
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology, are largely concerned with causality.

causality

[kôsal′itē]
(in research) a relationship between one phenomenon or event (A) and another (B) in which A precedes and causes B. The direction of influence and the nature of the effect are predictable and reproducible and may be empirically observed. Causality is difficult to prove. Some social scientists contend that it is impossible to prove a causal relationship.

cau·sal·i·ty

(kaw-zali-tē)
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology are largely concerned with causality.

cau·sal·i·ty

(kaw-zali-tē)
The relating of causes to the effects they produce; the pathogenesis of disease and epidemiology are largely concerned with causality.

causality

the relationship between cause and effects.

principle of causality
the postulate that every phenomenon has a cause or causes, i.e. that events do not occur at random but in accordance with physical laws so that, in principle, causes can be found for each effect.

Patient discussion about causality

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Q. What causes fibromyalgia? Is fibromyalgia a deadly disease?

A. The causes of fibromyalgia are not known. But there are many theories such as abnormalities in brain chemicals, infections, trauma, genetics and hormonal changes. Factors such as poor sleep, fatigue, overexertion and anxiety, may aggravate the symptoms. Fibromyalgia is not a progressive or life-threatening condition, but it affects quality of life. Fibromyalgia is only a disorder of muscles and not a disease.

Q. Is that true that mouth sores are caused by lack of vitamins? I’ve been having white mouth sores in the past 6 months or so. Could that mean I have to take vitamin supplements?

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it's not working well because it lacks the nutrient and vitamins it needs to function properly
- take lots of vitamin c to boost your immune system
- organic multivitamins
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33) On Boonin's view, the principle of causality tells "us to refrain from actively interfering with the natural causal chain" initiated by the entrepreneur, but "does not require us actively to reinforce or support it.
So a completely passive interpretation of the principle of causality is incompatible with the existence of entrepreneurship as such.
I conclude that the principle of causality can require "us" actively to support the Flourishing Entrepreneur's activity--at least for those of us relevantly circumstanced.
The principle of causality entails that we ought not to breach such chains.
Does the principle of causality entail that I focus on the vice and ignore the virtue?
The overarching lesson, though, is that the passive interpretation of the principle of causality cannot be the whole story about its proper application.
The active interpretation of the principle of causality
Let's now look at the reverse cases, those in which the principle of causality is interpreted as requiring active support of natural causal chains.
If that's what Boonin intends, he is right that Rand wouldn't endorse it, but that's because it violates the rights of third parties (something that violates the principle of causality in their case), not because the entrepreneur doesn't deserve some support.
The principle of causality does not entail forced imposition of rewards, and Rand has no objection to assisting the deserving but unlucky.
In this case, Boonin is right to say that Rand would reject forcible confiscation, so the question becomes whether the principle of causality really entails forced confiscation.
It has been found that a wave solution necessarily violates Einstein's equivalence principle and the principle of causality [10, 19].

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