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Causality
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I. Philosophy – II. Science – III. Dogmatics – IV. Ethics

I. Philosophy

Causality (from Lat. causa, “cause”), also causal nexus, causal relationship, is a term for the characteristic relationship between cause and effect. The things related are generally assumed to be pairs of events (event causality), though in some cases they may be an active thing and an event (agent causality); whether agent causality can b…

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Schütt, Hans-Peter, Russell, Robert John, Steiger, Johann Anselm and Huxel, Kirsten, “Causality”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_11434>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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