Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Coincidence: coincidence is not the absence of a causal explanation, but the coinciding of several events, which were caused by independent causal chains. The determination of a coincidence belongs to the description level and may express the deviation from an expectation. The property of being accidental is not inherent to events. See also determinism, indeterminism, contingency, necessity, probability.

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Blask I 106
Coincidence/Baudrillard/early: two hypotheses:
1. Everything is destined to meet and only coincidence prevents that.
2. All things are independent of one another, and only the coincidence makes that they sometimes meet with one another.
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Blask I 107
These two hypotheses are rejected. Both have no place in the motionless, ceremonial universe of Baudrillard:
Coincidence/Baudrillard: There is no coincidence in Baudrillard's ceremonial universe. Nor does there exist a rational concatenation of things or events. Instead, a special kind of arbitrariness governs the world: catastrophic, fatal and diabolic.


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Baud I
J. Baudrillard
Simulacra and Simulation (Body, in Theory: Histories) Ann Arbor 1994

Baud II
Jean Baudrillard
Der symbolische Tausch und der Tod Berlin 2009

Blask I
Falko Blask
Jean Baudrillard zur Einführung Hamburg 2013


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