The causal strength of various contributing factors would be assessed.
The causal relevance of social factors must be argued on a case-by-case basis.
Some defect in the regulation of the brain chemical serotonin, is also suspected to be a causal factor.
There can be no causal connection between the two events, yet we experience their conjunction as meaningful.
Archaeologists are extremely cautious about making causal links between contemporaneous events.
It looks to see if there is a causal link or a causal connection.
Some have even maintained that causal statements can be analysed in terms of counterfactual conditionals.
It is well established that this may be awarded in appropriate cases but a proper causal connection must be demonstrated.
This could be down to any number of factors, however, but no causal effect has been proven as regards to the hormone shampoo.
And Aristotle is surely mistaken in asserting that knowledge is always causal .