necessarianism definition

  • noun:
    • An extreme type of determinism that holds that phenomena, such as the will, tend to be at the mercy of immutable rules of cause-and-effect; necessitarianism.
    • The doctrine of philosophical necessity; necessitarianism.
    • The doctrine that action regarding the might is a required aftereffect of antecedent reasons; the idea your might is subject to the typical technical legislation of cause-and-effect. Also necessitarianism, and seldom necessism.

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