necessitarianism

necessitarianism

[nuh-ses-i-tair-ee-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
the doctrine that all events, including acts of the will, are determined by antecedent causes; determinism.

Origin:
1850–55; necessitarian + -ism

determinism, fatalism, necessitarianism.
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necessitarianism or necessarianism (nɪˌsɛsɪˈtɛərɪəˌnɪzəm, ˌnɛsɪˈsɛərɪəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
philosophy another word for determinism Compare libertarian
 
necessarianism or necessarianism
 
n
 
necessi'tarian or necessarianism
 
n, —adj
 
neces'sarian or necessarianism
 
n, —adj

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