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tychism (s) (noun), tychisms (pl)
1. A theory that regards things that happen without being planned or expected as objective realities: There are frequent debates among scientists over the theory of tychism; such as, variations or changes based on chance concerning the theory of evolution, and the gradual changes and developments over time.
2. Etymology: Coined by the U.S. Logician, mathematician, and physician, Charles Sanders Peirce (1839-1914).
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