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)
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Good innocent creature, worthy wife, excellent mother (of the strict governess type), she was as guileless of consequences as any determinist philosopher ever was.
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Fisher (2006) examined discourse and rhetoric about educational transformation and observed a tendency for some discourse to be framed in technological determinist language that ascribed to technology the power to inevitably cause positive change in schools.
For Perreiah, the dilemma of whether or not the delicate and fluid relationship between thought and language is determinist needed serious sorting out.
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.
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.
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.
Indeed, no single facet is given the determinist status.
One must reject the determinist position that any two states with common problems will always remain at odds with each other.
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.
Parker cautions against becoming a climatic determinist and he isn't in the business of identifying neat and tidy causality, but his book makes one wonder if there was some 'fatal synergy' between natural and human chaos between 1618 and the 1680s.