Related formsoc·ca·sion·al·ist, nounoc·ca·sion·al·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for occasionalism
Occasionalism, or the doctrine that God is the immediate cause of all men's actions.
This principle was prominent in the philosophy of occasionalism, and is still by no means extinct.Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays|Bertrand Russell
Occasionalism appeared to introduce God that he might make physical matter do what it had no natural tendency to do, viz.Theodicy|G. W. Leibniz
It results from the occasionalism attributed by Dewey to the thinking process.John Dewey's logical theory|Delton Thomas Howard
Many, alarmed at the consequences which occasionalism would seem to involve, have embraced an opposite scheme.