I would ardently that you were a necessitarian, and (believing in an all-loving Omnipotence) an optimist.
Conduct, according to the necessitarian, depends on knowledge.
Collins states the arguments against human freedom with a logical force unsurpassed by any necessitarian.
It is the latter hypothesis which is expressed by the necessitarian theory.
I cannot deny, the necessitarian replies, that you have correctly stated this doctrine.
How can the necessitarian account for such facts in consistency with his theory?
I may safely appeal to the necessitarian himself, whether I have not here given an uncaricatured expose of his theory.
Ask the necessitarian to give the grand argument in favor of his doctrine.
An intimate friend of his was a necessitarian—that's the term, is it not?
I summoned Desmarais to me; he answered not my call: he was from home,—an unfrequent occurrence with the necessitarian valet.