Antedating of "Determinism"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sun Jul 23 23:30:26 UTC 2006

determinism (OED 1846)

1838 _Foreign Quarterly Review_ July 270 (Periodicals Archive Online)  For
twenty long years did the demon of determinism lie, like a night-mare,
upon his soul, till at last the redemption came.

Fred Shapiro

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