terminism


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terminism

(ˈtɜːmɪnɪzəm)
n
1. (Philosophy) philosophy philosophical nominalism
2. (Theology) theol the idea that for each person salvation is only available for a limited period of time

terminism

the belief that God has set a term for the probation of individuals during which time they are offered grace. — terminist, n.
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Occam's philosophy is called nominalism or sometimes terminism because it sought the simplest explanations that could account for phenomena.
Obviously, soft and hard determinists agree that de terminism is true.
Rather, my remarks here are meant simply to ground the claim that the evidence Goodman appeals to is insufficient to favor a hard over a soft determinist view, and thus that from a plausible vantage, Buddhism favors a soft interpretation of de terminism over a hard one.