Fatalism vs Predeterminism - What's the difference?

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Predeterminism is a synonym of fatalism.


As nouns the difference between fatalism and predeterminism

is that fatalism is fate, fatality, the doctrine that all events are subject to fate or inevitable necessity, or determined in advance in such a way that human beings cannot change them while predeterminism is the belief that all events that occur have already been determined.

fatalism

Noun

  • The doctrine that all events are subject to fate or inevitable necessity, or determined in advance in such a way that human beings cannot change them.
  • Synonyms

    * determinism * predestination * predeterminism

    Antonyms

    * free will * freedom * indeterminism

    See also

    Are fate and choice compatible? * compatibilism () * incompatibilism () English words suffixed with -ism ----

    predeterminism

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The belief that all events that occur have already been determined.
  • See also

    * determinism * predestination * predetermined