self-determinism

[ self-di-tur-muh-niz-uh m, self- ]
/ ˈsɛlf dɪˈtɜr məˌnɪz əm, ˌsɛlf- /

noun Philosophy.

a theory that every present state or condition of the self is a result of previous states or conditions of the self.
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