Inevitability thesis

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Inevitability thesis is term that has been applied to a number of theories, including:

  • Daniel Chandler's thesis that once technology is introduced, it is inevitably developed
  • Steven Goldberg's thesis that inevitable male dominance is rooted in physiological differences between men and women
  • F. Hayek's thesis in The Road to Serfdom that any amount of central control inevitably leads to totalitarianism
  • S. Huntington's thesis in The Clash of Civilizations that modernization of the third world inevitably begets violence
  • Immanuel Kant's position that people inevitably make fallacious inferences from the dialectical syllogisms