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Single Idea 18532

[catalogued under 8. Modes of Existence / A. Relations / 2. Internal Relations]

Full Idea

If causal relations are the manifesting of powers, then causal relations would appear to be a species of internal relation.

Gist of Idea

If causal relations are power manifestations, that makes them internal relations


John Heil (The Universe as We Find It [2012], 07.4)

Book Reference

Heil,John: 'The Universe as We Find It' [OUP 2012], p.148

A Reaction

The point being that any relations formed are entirely dependent on the internal powers of the relata. Sounds right. There are also non-causal relations, of course.