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What is a reason-result relation?



A reason-result relation is a causal relation in which the propositions express an event or state that brings about another event or state. The result occurs regardless of human intention or nonintention.

Examples (English)
  • He was sick, so he stayed home.
  • The earth remains in orbit because it has sufficient velocity.
  A reason-result relation is a kind of

Beekman and Callow 1974 301


Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 102

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