noun. the philosophical doctrine which postulates that occurrences aren't specifically a result of the antecedent occurrences which seem to generate them, and specifically that organic things can't cause cognitive phenomena or vice versa. Instead, all things organic and cognitive are an outcome of God

OCCASIONALISM: "Occasionalism is not a standard that all philosophers believe in."
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