Essay about What Is The Structure Of Cause And Effect

1663 Words Oct 23rd, 2016 7 Pages
Causality is the structure of cause and effect, the relationship completely. For A must come before B, A being the cause and B the effect. This is one of the necessary conditions that need to be met, for causation to be applicable. At least three, need to be met altogether, such as temporal priority over cause and effect, and continuity. These conditions also have to happen at the same time, or it is not credible. David Hume has many theories towards causation, and looks for concrete causes and universal causes, with two kinds of effects, lawful and random events. Everything is made of a lawful element, and random elements.
A natural cause effect is relations in a biological system and one is not often interested in the effect of the distresses that will alter the overall dynamics (Chicharro, Daniel). Temporal and Spatial contingency are extreme factors of causation. A rock hitting a window and the window breaking has a cause and effect, but there are also conditions that need to be met. Whether or not the rock was thrown, if it was thrown hard enough to even break the window, was the window weak enough to break just by a rock hitting it? This is an example of temporal contingency because it revolves around time. Cause and effect can also be asymmetric and temporally biased, for asymmetric will be that C is a cause of E, then E is not a cause of C (Hitchcock, C. R).
With spatial contiguity you have one or more concepts, such as objects, events, or impressions coming…

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