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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.

determinism

(dɪˈtɜːmɪˌnɪzəm)
n
1. (Philosophy) Also called: necessitarianism the philosophical doctrine that all events including human actions and choices are fully determined by preceding events and states of affairs, and so that freedom of choice is illusory. Compare free will1b
2. (Philosophy) the scientific doctrine that all occurrences in nature take place in accordance with natural laws
3. (General Physics) the principle in classical mechanics that the values of dynamic variables of a system, and of the forces acting on the system at a given time, completely determine the values of the variables at any later time
deˈterminist n, adj
deˌterminˈistic adj

de•ter•min•ism

(dɪˈtɜr məˌnɪz əm)

n.
1. a doctrine that all facts and events exemplify natural laws.
2. a doctrine that all events have sufficient causes.
[1840–50]
de•ter′min•ist, n., adj.
de•ter`min•is′tic, adj.
de•ter`min•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.

determinism

1. the doctrine that all f acts and events result from the operation of natural laws.
2. the doctrine that all events, including human choices and decisions, are necessarily determined by motives, which are regarded as external forces acting on the will. Also called predeterminism. Cf. fatalism.determinist, n.deterministic, adj.
See also: Philosophy

determinism

The theory that all events are caused, and that there is no free will.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.determinism - (philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes; often understood as denying the possibility of free will
fatalism - a philosophical doctrine holding that all events are predetermined in advance for all time and human beings are powerless to change them
philosophy - the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics
philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory - a doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Translations
determinismus
determinismi
determinizam
determinizm

determinism

[dɪˈtɜːmɪnɪzəm] Ndeterminismo m

determinism

[dɪˈtɜːrmɪnɪzəm] ndéterminisme m

determinism

determinism

[dɪˈtɜːmɪˌnɪzəm] ndeterminismo

de·ter·mi·nism

n. determinismo, teoría que establece que todo fenómeno influido físico o psíquico está predeterminado y no es influido por la voluntad individual.
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