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upward downward topdown bottomup causation

When you think about it, all causes have an infinite number of effects, and all effects have an infinite number of causes. This is because it is impossible to complete isolate any part of the universe ...
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upward downward topdown bottomup causation

Requested diagrams: GOD (simplified version) TAO (a more abstract one)
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Can causality be translated into logical formalism to analyze it via mathematical logic?

Causality is an influence by which one event, process, state, or object (a cause) contributes to the production of another event, process, state, or object (an effect) where the cause is partly ...
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Can causality be translated into logical formalism to analyze it via mathematical logic?

A implies B - If A is true at time t, then B is true at time t. A causes B - If A had not been true at t₁, then B wouldn't have been true at t₂ = t₁ + Δt (Δt > 0). The human mind only has one ...
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Can causality be translated into logical formalism to analyze it via mathematical logic?

Non liquet but ... both logic and causality are understood/framed as this follows - (non) sequitur and post (hoc ergo propter hoc) - from that.
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Act and Potency Prescinded From Causality in Thomism

Actuality and potentiality are principles. Thomistic Thesis: Potency and Act so divide being that whatsoever exists either is a Pure Act, or is necessarily composed of Potency and Act, as to its ...
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Is consciousness causally superfluous?

Re: "I cannot for the life of me even conceptualize the idea of conscious decisions causing an actual, physical effect (unless one becomes an idealist)." As part of the chain of events --or ...
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