Monroe Beardsley’s analysis of historical inevitability is simply an analysis of determinism. Thus, he has not specified what, in excess of determinism, is implied by assertions of historical inevitability.
Danto, Arthur C.
"Determinism and Inevitability,"
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
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