Scire proprie est rem ratione et per causam cognoscere

To know properly is to know the thing by reason and through the cause of it.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • scire proprie est rem ratione et per causam cognoscere — /sayriy prowpriyiy est rem reeshiyowniy et par kozam kagnosariy/ To know properly is to know a thing in its reason, and by its cause. We are truly said to know anything, where we know the true cause thereof …   Black's law dictionary

  • cause — 1 n 1: something that brings about an effect or result the negligent act which was the cause of the plaintiff s injury ◇ The cause of an injury must be proven in both tort and criminal cases. actual cause: cause in fact in this entry but–for… …   Law dictionary

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