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In terms of a single cause.‘the pitfalls of monocausal explanations’
- ‘Yet, in spite of a distinct stress on the links between science and industry, the author eschews any simplistic monocausal explanation of the Industrial Revolution.’
- ‘I think you're looking too hard for monocausal explanations for and simple solutions to complex problems.’
- ‘They have seen a whole succession of monocausal theories of the causes of war (baronial arrogance, dynastic ambition, nationalism, or fanaticism) refuted by the facts.’
- ‘George did not advance a monocausal explanation for cyclical crises.’
- ‘When you get from someone a monocausal explanation then you should start getting suspicious.’
- ‘The first is the authors' vigorous acceptance of American political science's craving for monocausal explanations.’
- ‘We are therefore reluctant to endorse any interpretation of events in 1985 that seeks to offer monocausal explanation: the striking feature is the clustering of factors.’
- ‘At that time, it was observed that the sources of Cahokian influence in the north were spatially and chronologically varied and diverse and that monocausal explanations were inadequate.’
- ‘The outcome of such sophisticated ‘systems’ assessments differs markedly from convenient monocausal approaches.’
- ‘Globalists rely on a similar monocausal, economistic narrative of historical inevitability.’
- ‘Industrialization and rapid economic growth might be the outcome of alternative clusters of values, a conjecture that moves us away from a monocausal explanation of economic development.’
- ‘It is too early to evaluate this research, and let us not get carried away by monocausal theories, but today I felt I learned something.’
- ‘Like his predecessors, Aristotle recognized that conflicts between economic-class interests often motivated revolutionary activism, but, like Thucydides, he rejected class conflict as a monocausal explanation.’
- ‘She criticizes his ‘political economy’ approach to the development of the welfare state as too monocausal.’
- ‘Drezner reminded us that any debate over the war and/or its justification should bear in mind that it was not monocausal - there were multiple reasons and justifications for it.’
- ‘They assert deception because they both assume a monocausal argument for why the country went to war.’
- ‘We agree with Hislope that monocausal explanations of social phenomena are unlikely to be sustainable.’
- ‘None of this happened in a simple or monocausal way, but it was rather a complex dance up and down the hill that has left a wealth of archaeological traces.’
- ‘A much broader spectrum of historians reject such simplistic monocausal explanations.’
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