- The doctrine that all things and events happen by chance.
Philosophy dictionary. Academic. 2011.
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Casualism — Cas u*al*ism, n. The doctrine that all things exist or are controlled by chance. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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casualism — ca·su·al·ism … English syllables
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Casualist — Cas u*al*ist, n. One who believes in casualism. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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