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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.
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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
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Translations

determinist

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪst]
A. ADJdeterminista
B. Ndeterminista mf
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determinist

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

nDeterminist(in) m(f)
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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.
Even so, Rosen marshals extensive evidence toward a racially determinist view of American foreign policy.
They explore ideas about foundational, determinist brain development attachment in the early years as the basis for interventions in the UK to save children from AaAaAeA badAaAaAeA parenting and consider the his of understandings about children, family, and parenting, and the implications for society, and the idea that poor parenting results in future citizens not fit for the world.
Call me an economic determinist; the world hasn't ended despite geopolitical ructions left and right.
In so doing she takes issue with determinist approaches, such as Elizabeth Eisenstein's influential thesis that the printing press itself was the agent of change, a necessary precondition for the Reformation, as well as the view that the press developed primarily in response to economic or commercial imperatives.
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.
Loosely defined, I'm an economic determinist. I think much of the travail occurring in the American political system has its roots in an economy that's not working for many Americans.
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.