fallibilism


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fallibilism

(ˈfælɪbəlˌɪzəm)
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the philosophical doctrine that knowledge is hypothetical rather than certain
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If certainty is not possible then this does not mean that all is lost, only that an experimental fallibilism is called for.
Popper, with his fallibilism, was either saying what no one denies--we can make mistakes--or something that fatally infects his own account--all ideas and theories are failures.
On the other hand, their communal ideological views hinted at denying Christian orthodoxy and biblical authority, regulating the church-state relationship, promoting scientific investigation, verificationism and fallibilism, denouncing both Catholic and Protestant abuses, universalizing the secular values of ,,equal rights, civil liberties and humanitarian goodwill", and rejecting the false afterlife promises to the benefit of worldly life happiness (Schmidt 2016, 13).
does not require absolute certainty, referred to as fallibilism,
A heavy dose of fallibilism is implicit in the view that freedom of speech is a necessary condition to the rational search for truth.
102) The common law represents the concept of fallibilism writ large, inasmuch as it contemplates the free exchange of ideas as the best means of arriving at peaceful and cooperative solutions to perplexing struggles.
In the body of the book, Novotny recounts three positions regarding entia rationis--objectualism, fallibilism, and linguistic eliminativism.
We are aware that fallibilism may be understood in different ways, so we adopt a kind of constructive fallibilism: many of our beliefs may turn out to be mistaken, so we must be prepared to accept that we might be wrong about several things--even things that we hold dear--and also be open to change our ideas if sufficient reasons and evidence demand so.
If Vannatta means a higher fallibilism than this, big questions arise regarding one's ability to engage in meaningful, useful political-philosophical thought of any type (including pragmatist) in the context of extreme skepticism.
Reviews Symposia: Radical Fallibilism vs Conceptual Analysis: The Significance of Feyerabend's Philosophy of Science", en: Metascience, v.
Human fallibilism and pluralism are used to justify not taking strong positions.