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The causal retribution is in the thing and is seen by the soul.

He is a beholder of ideas and an utterer of the necessary and causal.

Seen from a causal point of view, however, there is no miracle in it at all.

Causal effects are sought in a sphere which belongs to purposive values.

He works with moral means; the physician, with causal means.

One moves in the purposive sphere, the other in the causal sphere.

It affords no explanation of the facts of adaptation, and has no causal value.

Geoffroy seems here to be moving from a pure to a causal morphology.

It contains that causal connexion or element of generality which enables us to predict.

But that they have any causal connection with the things around him is not to be conceived.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Latin causalis "relating to a cause," from causa (see cause (n.)).

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