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<i>deus ex machina</i>

Simon Blackburn

in The Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy

Third edition

Published in print January 2016 | ISBN: 9780198735304
Published online March 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780191799556
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The phrase refers to the theatrical device whereby a supernatural agency is introduced to solve the dramatic situation; hence, any

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Subjects: Philosophy

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