Antedating of "Determinism"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Wed Jul 26 00:53:56 UTC 2006

On Mon, 24 Jul 2006, Stephen Goranson wrote:

> In this case I wonder who was this soul reportedly dramatically transformed?
> And was the nature of the "demon" was further described? There are, perhaps,
> different sorts of determinism. Our library doesn't have Periodical Archive
> Online. I suppose I could go to the Rare Book Room. In any case, if I may note
> or suggest it, sometimes a little more context helps a lot, and is
> appreciated,
> at least by me. Thanks.

I assume Charles Doyle's posting of an earlier citation makes the precise
meaning of the word in my posting moot?

Fred Shapiro

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