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A. Preliminary Note on Philosophical Usage

Causality, as the relationship between cause and effect, is treated in various ways. Since modern subjectivism, with its cleavage between subject and object, followed by an emancipation of “thought” from “language”, constant efforts have been made to reduce causality to an external phenomenon proper to objects, to be understood as a pure association of i…

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Franɀ Karl Mayr, “Causality”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 01 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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