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synonyms for determinism

  • acceptance
  • passivity
  • predestinarianism
  • predestination
  • stoicism
  • destinism
  • necessitarianism
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How to use determinism in a sentence

This view, known as technological determinism, is historically flawed, politically dangerous, and ethically questionable.
THE DANGEROUS APPEAL OF TECHNOLOGY-DRIVEN FUTURESSHEILA JASANOFFJUNE 30, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Biological determinism, the idea that human behavior is entirely innate, rightly makes people nervous.
HOW MUCH DO OUR GENES RESTRICT FREE WILL?HANNAH CRITCHLOWNOVEMBER 29, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
I have discussed this question at length in my "Determinism or Free Will."
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
The same method should be followed with all the other expressions in the Bible which appear to teach determinism.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
We shall see that Hasdai Crescas was more consistent, and admitted determinism.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
In the present instance the objections to determinism are much greater and more serious than those to freedom.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
This determinism is in the one case what Bergson calls "radical finalism," and in the other "radical mechanism."
THE BEHAVIOR OF CROWDSEVERETT DEAN MARTIN
Such is this depth of the problem of determinism—howe'er we solve it, we are brothers if we know it to be a problem.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
I need not say how tickled I am at your too generous words about my Divinity school address on Determinism.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
I can understand the determinism of the mere mechanical intellect which will not hear of a moral dimension to existence.
THE LETTERS OF WILLIAM JAMES, VOL. 1WILLIAM JAMES
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WORDS RELATED TO DETERMINISM

  • acceptance
  • destinism
  • determinism
  • necessitarianism
  • passivity
  • predestinarianism
  • predestination
  • stoicism
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.