necessitarianism


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Necessitarianism \Ne*ces`si*ta"ri*an*ism\, n.
   The doctrine of philosophical necessity; the doctrine that
   results follow by invariable sequence from causes, and esp.
   that the will is not free, but that human actions and choices
   result inevitably from motives; determinism. --M. Arnold.
   [1913 Webster]
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