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Abstract: This entry explains that a chance is a kind of probability in the world, introduces a number of ways to understand probabilities in the world, and discusses how the existence of chances bears on the issue of determinism. ⸙

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Darrell P. Rowbottom, “Chance”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 24 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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