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 Historical Contingency - Economics Dictionary of Arguments
 
Historical contingency: Historical contingency refers to the idea that historical events are influenced by random or unpredictable factors that allow for alternative developments. It describes the idea that the occurrence of certain events in history is not inevitable or deterministic, but dependent on various circumstances and decisions. See also History, Historiography, Contingency, Necessity, Chance.
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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
Acemoglu, Daron Historical Contingency   Acemoglu, Daron
Robinson, James A. Historical Contingency   Robinson, James A.

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2024-05-21