Tychism (τύχη "chance") is a thesis proposed by the American philosopher Charles Sanders Peirce that holds that absolute chance, or indeterminism, is a real factor operative in the universe. This doctrine forms a central part of Peirce`s comprehensive evolutionary cosmology. It may be considered both the direct opposite of Einstein`s oft q...
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• (n.) Any theory which conceives chance as an objective reality; esp., a theory of evolution which considers that variation may be purely fortuitous.
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(from the article `Epicureanism`) ...occur), inasmuch as an accident, too, as Aristotle himself had stated (Met. I 3), is without a cause. Moreover, a similar view has been seriously ...
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tychism A theory that regards chance as an objective reality. Coined by the U.S. Logician, mathematician, and physician, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914).
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A term derived from the Greek, tyche, fortune, chance, and employed by Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914) to express any theory which regards chance as an objective reality, operative in the cosmos. Also the hypothesis that evolution occurs owing to fortuitous variations. -- J.J.R.
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