necessitarianism definition

  • noun:
    • Philosophy The doctrine holding that activities tend to be inevitably determined by preceding reasons.
    • necessarianism
    • The doctrine of philosophical requisite; the doctrine that results follow by invariable sequence from causes, and esp. that will just isn't free, but that human actions and alternatives happen inevitably from motives; determinism.
    • identical to necessarianism.

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