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causal

Philosophy (of a theory) explaining a phenomenon or analysing a concept in terms of some causal relation
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After reviewing the reports submitted by Johnson's physician, the judge concluded that Johnson's diagnosis was correct and implicitly concluded that it was causally connected to Johnson's workplace injury, and that his condition had not resolved.
Because the board found that Panaggio's use of medical marijuana is reasonable, medically necessary, and causally related to his work injury, the high court said the board erred when it determined that the insurance carrier is prohibited from reimbursing Panaggio for the cost of purchasing medical marijuana.
The commission awarded claimant lifetime medical benefits for "reasonable, necessary and authorized medical treatment causally related to [his] injury." Since January 2009, claimant has been treated by Dr.
On the one hand, the actor will have a less than complete knowledge of causally structured natural phenomena.
To make this idea clearer let us say that when the absence of a higher-order killing is part of the causal explanation of why a lower-order killing occurs, then the higher-order killing is "causally upstream" of the lower-order killing.
Increasing evidence finds that climate change is causally associated with collective violence, according to a recent study.
Information is the basic brick in its conversion, to causally generate Space, then Time.
Like looking after your children rather than causally perusing the aisles of Tesco.
He then causally walked out of the hotel lobby and drove off in his Lexus on December 12 last year, claimed the 27-year-old Egyptian man.
The best it can hope for is that phenomenal properties are causally relevant, but not in virtue of their phenomenality.
In any realization of this structure, the moves among the states are causal (if miracles are out of the picture), and so it seems that there is a sense of "causal" (call it "the weak sense") in which the systems' identical structure is a causal structure, and the systems exemplify the same causal connections and may be said to be causally identical.