conciliationism


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conciliationism

the belief in and use of conciliation in an argument. — conhciliationist, n. — conciliatory, adj.
See also: Argumentation
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Conciliationism is the view that disagreement with qualified disputants gives us a powerful reason for doubting our disputed views, a reason that will often be sufficient to defeat what would otherwise be strong evidential justification for our position.
From late July, non-Jewish workers in Smolensk who were faced with declining real wages and worsening working and living conditions increasingly rejected the socialists' conciliationism in favor of the more strident Left SR and Bolshevik positions on class conflict.
It begins by arguing that--contrary to popular opinion--permissivism supports at least a moderate version of conciliationism.
This picture of the epistemology of peer disagreement offers a reconciliation of some of the main competing views in the literature: conciliationism is true when one looks at well-grounded belief, but a nonconciliatory view like Thomas Kelly's "total evidence view" is correct when one looks at peer disagreement exclusively in terms of evidential support.