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Find accurate definitions of over 5,000 Catholic terms and phrases (including abbreviations). Based on Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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DETERMINISM, NATURAL

The view that the human will is completely determined by nature, whether heredity, education, or environment or a combination of these. It says, in effect, that the human will is no more free than our physical bodies.

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