casualism


casualism
The doctrine that all things and events happen by chance.

Philosophy dictionary. . 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

  • casualism — the belief that chance governs all things Philosophical Isms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • casualism — ca·su·al·ism …   English syllables

  • casualism —   n. doctrine that all things happen by chance …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • casualism — ˌlizəm noun ( s) Etymology: casual + ism 1. : a condition of things in which chance rules 2. : the theory that all things exist or are controlled by chance compare tychism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Casualist — Cas u*al*ist, n. One who believes in casualism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Epicureanism — • In its popular sense, the word stands for a refined and calculating selfishness, seeking not power or fame, but the pleasures of sense, particularly of the palate, and those in company rather than solitude Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • normalcy —  Although most dictionaries accept it as standard, it is still derided as a casualism by many authorities, who suggest normality instead …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Philosophical Isms — Here are 234 different isms, each representing a philosophical, political or moral doctrine or a belief system. In selecting terms for the list, I have deliberately avoided any word which apply ism to a personal name, so that Marxism doesn t… …   Phrontistery dictionary


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