predeterminism


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predeterminism

(ˌpriːdɪˈtɜːmɪnɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) the belief that everything is predetermined
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predeterminism

determinism.
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The topics include concealing and revealing in the ideology of the Qumran community, the notion of the spirit in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in texts of the early Jesus movement, the divine name in the Dead Sea Scrolls and in New Testament writings, predeterminism and moral agency in the Hodayot, and two creations for one nation: apocalyptic worldviews in Jubilees and Qumran writings.
Examples of these statements could include The initiating causes of behavior lie in the environment and remain there and All viewpoints on the concept of innate behavior amount to one thing: predeterminism or finalism, verging on vitalism (Midgley, 2010).