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through chance, "To sleep, perchance to dream

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by accident

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without advance planning

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He sees the role played by chance and judges that a non-supervening magnitude could not play that role.
There are at least two ways that one might object to a proposed analysis of chance: claim that it doesn't capture what we meant by chance, or, more interestingly, claim that the analysans cannot adequately play the role of chance.
It wasn't by chance that I used the case of Benjamin to illustrate how historians and critics combine different orders of discourse.