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1. Philosophy The doctrine that probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action, since certainty in knowledge is unattainable.
2. Roman Catholic Church The system of moral theology that applies when the lawfulness of an act is uncertain, by allowing an actor to follow an opinion favoring personal liberty if that opinion is solidly probable, even though an opposing opinion, favoring law, is more probable.

prob′a·bi·list adj. & n.
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Mathematicians and scientists in the new class include: theoretical computer scientist Sanjeev Arora , who developed the PCP Theorem; leading probabilist Gerard Ben Arous ; epidemiologist James W.
clearly has a theological preference for terminology as interpreted in the probabilist tradition.
The author explores the prospects for modelling epistemic rationality (in the probabilist setting) via an epistemic decision theory, in a consequentialist spirit.
If a probabilist says, "There is a 30% chance that Tom is tall," the speaker supposes that Tom is either tall or not tall, and given imperfect evidence he thinks that it is only 30% likely that Tom would end up in the tall category upon accurate measurement.
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Pascal's blisteringly influential take on the matter, set forth in his Provincial Letters and depicting the Jesuits as altogether too lenient and too lax (advocates of "a set of monstrous principles" [134]), turns out to be hurriedly ill-informed about the origins of the Probabilist opinion, certainly, as also, though perhaps in lesser degree, about its very nature.
Like the remainder of the book, the scope of this chapter extends beyond coverage of the probabilist paradigm that is so ubiquitous in the mainstream philosophical literature.
In response to Franklin's assertion that some priors have no weight, but that others can be assigned weight based on a statistical syllogism and that this method is only available to the logical probabilist, it is argued that this formulation is based on the concept of frequency probability and thus does nothing to help the case of logical probability.
Grey's detailed interpretations of Mardi and Moby-Dick demonstrate Melville's profound engagement with epistemological challenges presented by Locke and with Sir Thomas Browne's "moderate skepticism and probabilist methods" (211).
A probabilist, as opposed to an analyst of evidence, may prefer to speak in terms of propositions rather than of evidence; one could refer to the proposition that evidence arises.
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) present a probabilist alternative and are widely considered the "gold standard" for medical knowledge-building.
Rajeev Karandikar, a well regarded probabilist and statistician who is an Executive Vice President at Cranes with the analytics team collaborated with the CNN-IBN for this exercise.