Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Contingency, philosophy: Contingency is not synonymous with randomness, but expresses that an existing fact could have been different. Its counterpart is necessity. See also coincidence, necessity, necessity de re.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Cresswell, M.J. Contingency   Cresswell, M.J.
Genz, H. Contingency   Genz, H.
Kripke, Saul Aaron Contingency   Kripke, Saul Aaron
Leibniz, G.W. Contingency   Leibniz, G.W.
Lewis, David Contingency   Lewis, David
Luhmann, Niklas Contingency   Luhmann, Niklas

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28