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Determinism

Fully ordained in advance. A deterministic chaos system is one that gives random looking results, even though the results are generated from a system of equations.

Determinism

In economics, the theory that occurrences are caused directly by other occurrences, and that economic agency by individuals plays little or no role. For example, a company's success occurs because social and economic pressures cause its products to be demanded, and not because of any marketing strategy its management devises. Determinism is associated with Karl Marx, who believed in the importance of historical analysis in explaining economic phenomena. However, some Marxist analysts have rejected that Marx taught economic determinism.
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The effectiveness and efficiency of the cost requires predetermination and determination of the costs of public production.
Predetermination means that the outcome becomes a foregone conclusion at some antecedent time.
Only the quantity being measured must be calculable without the need of the predetermination of any unknown parameters.
Mythologies" (Theseus, Persephone, Perseus) demythologize the legendary and the heroic by exposing ancient heroes to contemporary ironical glances and confronting mythical predetermination with basic human values.
Despite some objections from the employers' side which worried about predetermination through council activities, the WSB managed to work out jointly supported policy recommendations to the government of which a good deal was adopted by the decision-makers (Lachs, 1978: pp.
The administration lied, distorted the truth and exaggerated in order to justify the war, which means it had committed the crime with predetermination.
also Givon 1980) who showed that predetermination of time reference on the part of certain predicates (e.
Certainly, if you are a punter who factors in the possibility of any form of crookedness, skulduggery or predetermination into your calculations when assessing an event, you are likely to be a bad one.
En Inde, ou les avortements seelectifs selon le sexe du foetus augmentent, des informations sont diffusees sur l'illegalite de la predetermination du sexe.
Their predetermination, however, sometimes impedes the recruiting effort "because the potential recruit gets tunnel vision; he sees only the job he wants.
Majewski points out that it's a violation for an appraiser to accept an assignment when there has been a predetermination of a property's value.
5 and 6 demonstrate that the dependence of the measurement uncertainty upon the transducer characteristics prevent predetermination of the final measurement uncertainty.