EFFICIENT CAUSE

A doctrine of Aristotlewhere the initiating agent of a causal process brings together the material cause, formal cause and the final cause.

EFFICIENT CAUSE: "The efficient cause produces a given effect by a causal process."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "EFFICIENT CAUSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/efficient-cause/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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