occasionalism, or the doctrine that God is the immediate cause of all men's actions.
Many, alarmed at the consequences which occasionalism would seem to involve, have embraced an opposite scheme.
occasionalism appeared to introduce God that he might make physical matter do what it had no natural tendency to do, viz.
This principle was prominent in the philosophy of occasionalism, and is still by no means extinct.
It results from the occasionalism attributed by Dewey to the thinking process.