indubitability


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Noun1.indubitability - the quality of being beyond question or dispute or doubt
sure thing, certainty, foregone conclusion - something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty"
incontrovertibility, incontrovertibleness, positiveness, positivity - the quality of being undeniable and not worth arguing about
demonstrability, provability - capability of being demonstrated or logically proved
givenness - the quality of being granted as a supposition; of being acknowledged or assumed
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indubitability or clarity), the empiricists asserted sensory data.
The practical Dutch were taken with Descartes' emphasis on the special role of mathematics and his "exciting promise to deliver the groundworks for an explanation of the entire physical universe which would provide a degree of certainty and indubitability hitherto only achieved in geometry" (92).
Science's reliance upon generalisation from observation means that it can never reach the indubitability of pure mathematics.
Since the very purpose of "foundations" is to assure the indubitability of knowledge, or at the very least the possibility of such unquestioned certainty, foundationalists ascribe universality to whatever principle they advance as the authenticator of truth claims.