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- n. The Christian doctrine that there is a time limit for repentance from sin, after which God no longer wills the conversion and salvation of the sinner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The doctrine held by the Terminists.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In logic, the doctrine of William of Occam, who seeks to reduce all logical problems to questions of language.
- n. In theology, the doctrine that God has assigned to every one a term of repentance, after which all opportunity for salvation is lost.
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Another step came with the rise of nominalism or terminism in the universities.
This frequent correlation between theological de - terminism and social militancy poses problems of great psychological and cultural interest.
This clinamen was designed to temper the basic determinism of physics by an element of inde - terminism; and as a suggestion in physics it was a remarkable adumbration of indeterminacies in the physics of our day.
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