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" The Law of Causation, the recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between every fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded It... "
Principles of Logic - Page 241
by George Hayward Joyce - 1916 - 431 pages
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Doing Research in Political Science: An Introduction to Comparative Methods ...

Paul Pennings, Hans Keman, Jan Kleinnijenhuis - Political Science - 2006 - 324 pages
...observations led John Stuart Mill to state that causation 'is but the familiar truth that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it'. Unfortunately, invariability of succession is rarely observed in political science. But some timely...
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Reforming Philosophy: A Victorian Debate on Science and Society

Laura J. Snyder - Science - 2010 - 386 pages
...has a cause. But what this means, according to Mill, is "but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...nature and some other fact which has preceded it." 80 Thus, the causal relation is defined as invariability: a cause is an antecedent that is invariably...
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Philosophical Papers : Volume One: Volume One

Peter Unger Professor of Philosophy New York University - Philosophy - 2006 - 352 pages
While well-known for his book-length work, philosopher Peter Unger's articles have been less widely accessible. These two volumes of Unger's Philosophical Papers include ...
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The English Utilitarians, Volume 1

Leslie Stephen - Philosophy - 2006 - 1264 pages
...content to lay down as his statement of the ' law of causation ' that there is an invariable succession between ' every fact in nature ' and ' some other fact which has preceded it.' This, he assumes, is a truth, whatever be the nature of things in themselves. The true account is rather...
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Causation, Physics, and the Constitution of Reality: Russell's Republic ...

Huw Price, Richard Corry - Science - 2007 - 403 pages
...recognition of which is the main pillar of inductive science, is but the familiar truth, that invariability of succession is found by observation to obtain between...fact in nature and some other fact which has preceded it.3 (Mill 1843, book 3, ch. v, 2.) this law means that every phenomenon is determined by its conditions,...
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THE HUMAN INTELLECT: PSYCHOLOGY AND THE SOUL (1869)

NOAH PORTER D.D. - 1869
...preceded it." * * To certain facts, certain facts always do and as we believe always will succeed. The invariable antecedent is termed the cause ; the invariable consequent, the effect ; and the universality of the law of causation consists in this, that every consequent is connected...
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