Sentence Examples


  • The attack made by David Hume on the causal relation led directly to the new rationalism of Kant, who argued that it was wrong to regard thought as mere analysis.
  • For if we inquire into this causal relation we find that though we know isolated facts, we cannot perceive any such connexion between them as that the one should give rise to the other.
  • It is chiefly known from the causal relation of one of its species of the most serious of vine-diseases.
  • It is only gradually that there appears any recognition of a spiritual principle exercising a modifying or causal influence over inert matter.
  • Though the term "autonomy" in its fullest sense implies entire freedom from causal necessity, it can also be used even in determinist theories for relative independence of particular conditions, theological or conventional.