Determinism Summary

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  • 5 Encyclopedia Articles

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Encyclopedia Articles (5)

366 words, approx. 2 pages
Determinism Determinism maintains that precise information about the initial conditions of a system provides an exact knowledge of how that system evolves in time. Newtonian mechanics, electrodynamics... Read more
1,656 words, approx. 6 pages
Determinism Philosophical questions about determinism involve the nature of the causal structure of the world. Given the occurrence of some factor or factors C that cause an effect E, could E have tur... Read more
15,673 words, approx. 53 pages
Determinism, a Historical Survey Determinism is the general philosophical thesis that states that for everything that ever happens there are conditions such that, given them, nothing else could happen... Read more
4,656 words, approx. 16 pages
Determinism and Freedom Determinism is the family of theories that takes some class of events to be effects of certain causal sequences or chains, more particularly certain sequences of causal circums... Read more
5,373 words, approx. 18 pages
Determinism in History Philosophical reflection upon history has always been impressed by the limited extent to which individuals and groups seem to be able to mold events to their purposes. In the ca... Read more