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British Dictionary definitions for tychism


  1. philosophy the theory that chance is an objective reality at work in the universe, esp in evolutionary adaptations
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Word Origin

from Greek tukhē chance
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Historical Examples

  • The position we are rescuing is "Tychism" and a really growing world.

    The Letters of William James, Vol. II

    William James