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- ‘Early modern historians are at last freeing themselves from the thrall of a typology which has conditioned them to accept necessitarian theories of change based on nineteenth- and twentieth-century events.’
- ‘More fundamentally, he neglects to work out the contradiction between Lincoln's commitment to necessitarian philosophy and to libertarian political economy.’
- ‘Hume defends the necessitarian point of view by arguing that all human actions are caused by antecedent motives.’
- ‘A recent elucidation of a necessitarian approach to causality is found in Harre and Madden.’
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