accidentalism

<metaphysics> the position according to which some events are accidental, that is, either they are not predictable or they lack a cause. Accidentalism is part of some defenses of the freedom of the will (see libertarianism).

See also indeterminism

[The Ism Book]

Edited by Giovanni Benzi

<2001-03-24>

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