indeterminism: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (in"di-tûr'mu-niz"um), [key]
— n. Philos.
- the doctrine that human actions, though influenced somewhat by preexisting psychological and other conditions, are not entirely governed by them but retain a certain freedom and spontaneity.
- the theory that the will is to some extent independent of the strength of motives, or may itself modify their strength in choice.