determinist


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de·ter·min·ism

 (dĭ-tûr′mə-nĭz′əm)
n.
The philosophical doctrine that every state of affairs, including every human event, act, and decision, is the inevitable consequence of antecedent states of affairs.

de·ter′min·ist n.
de·ter′min·is′tic adj.
de·ter′min·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.determinist - anyone who submits to the belief that they are powerless to change their destiny
necessitarian - someone who does not believe the doctrine of free will
Translations

determinist

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪst]
A. ADJdeterminista
B. Ndeterminista mf

determinist

[dɪˈtɜːrmɪnɪst]
n (= person) → déterministe mf
adj [idea, doctrine] → déterministe

determinist

nDeterminist(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
Good innocent creature, worthy wife, excellent mother (of the strict governess type), she was as guileless of consequences as any determinist philosopher ever was.
It is put forward as an alternative to the determinist position and it claims to do greater justice to the phenomena of organic, conscious and rational agency than reductive materialism.
Pah, we'd rather some more of the emaciated Southern gent with the Zappata moustache spouting angsty, determinist dogma before headbutting some perp's nose through the back of his head.
A simple revisit to Rust Cohle's dour determinist world view and another slice of southern gothic murder mystery would have smacked of money for old rope.
Therefore, in the following paragraphs, this paper examines the construction of sex/gender in more detail, by reviewing the various social constructionist theorists particularly the feminist perspectives and those opposing arguments from the biological determinist point of view.
He examines several determinist views of history, such as Jared Diamonds from Guns, Germs, and Steel, in the interest of seeing whether the development of a liberal state is something that can be deliberately achieved.
History at this scale tends toward either encyclopedia or determinist manifesto, a fate Isaacson avoids by using his talent for stories to shift between romance novel, operating manual, buddy pic, legal briefing, memoir and humanist sermon.
As a determinist, I was in total agreement with Vir Narain ("Determinism, Free Will, and Moral Responsibility," Philosophically Speaking, N/D 2014) right up to the last paragraph, when he undid his finely honed thesis.
One must reject the determinist position that any two states with common problems will always remain at odds with each other.
The OLEA embedded software stack includes 7 control/management functions (engine control, transmission control, actuators / sensors processing, energy supervision, powertrain synchronization, electrical functions management) and 8 communication functions (CAN, Ethernet and Inter-Core) distributed over the connected ECU's by a determinist Ethernet link.
It then follows in determinist fashion that the enclosure and improvement of agriculture based on capitalist agriculture increased the size of the wage-labour force and cut the cost of food to sustain such labour.
The Buddha's teachings rest on dependent origination, so it is plausible to think Theravada Buddhism is determinist, though Harvey is uncertain whether determinism applies to enlightened beings (82-83).