“Coincidence was a concept he did not entirely trust. The connections may be invisible, he often preached to his symbology classes at Harvard, but they are always there, buried just beneath the surface.” Board index ‹ Philosophy Forums ‹ Religion and Spirituality; Print view; FAQ; Coincidence. A coincidence (often stated as a mere coincidence) is a collection of two or more events or conditions, closely related by time, space, form, or other associations which appear unlikely to bear a relationship as either cause to effect or effects of a shared cause, within the observer's or observers' understanding of what cause can produce what effects. Some critics have claimed that Hardy relies too heavily on coincidence in order to advance the plot of the novel. Coincidence. by pilgrim-seeker_tom » Mon Jan 04, 2016 12:07 am . Driving back home after the presentation, tears were pouring down my face. What an extraordinary coincidence! Fair warning: because the subject matter is personal, moderation is strict. Evaluate several of these chance happenings in light of what they add and/or detract from the novel. Two such constraints have been widely accepted since the early days of the philosophy of probability. Posted on April 12, ... Today saw I Heart Huckabees and it has this co-existing philosophy where everything has its place which I love and it got me thinking about my life and just how everything leading up to this point is the cause of me. Well, I should say things i’ve had control over for instance since 18. For intuitive and critical discussions, from spirituality to theological doctrines. I couldn’t believe that my wish to have my aunt guide me came true when I met Mariam Safina. This was 10 years ago in 2008, and I have been a student of practical philosophy ever since. Teaching English and Philosophy. As someone who had spent his life exploring the hidden interconnectivity of disparate emblems and ideologies, Langdon viewed the world as a web of profoundly intertwined histories and events. Moderator: Dan~ 1 post • Page 1 of 1. About Hello :) I am an English teacher from Croatia, where I have been teaching for a few years. Wrestling with coincidence and philosophy in Emergency Rooms.