fortuitism

fortuitism

(fɔːˈtjuːɪˌtɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the doctrine that evolutionary adaptations are the result of chance. Compare tychism
forˈtuitist n, adj
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fortuitism

the doctrine that chance is involved in natural events rather than absolute determinism. See also evolution. — fortuist, n.
See also: Chance
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