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The Law of Cause and Effect Dominant Principle of Classical Physics

  title={The Law of Cause and Effect Dominant Principle of Classical Physics},
  author={D. L. Bergman and G. Collins},
  • D. L. Bergman, G. Collins
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology
  • For thousands of years, the law of cause and effect guided scientific inquiry. In fact, the history of the concept of causality can be traced through Hebrew, Babylonian, Greek and European cultures. Certain Greek philosophers, however, introduced the atomistic concept of chance-events to oppose the common-sense application of causality. The resulting conflict between cause versus chance has not only shaped the history of science but has imposed lasting effects on Western cul- ture as a whole… CONTINUE READING


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