Scrutability - definition of scrutability by The Free Dictionary
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Capable of being understood through study and observation; comprehensible.
[Late Latin scrūtābilis, searchable, from Latin scrūtārī, to search; see scrutiny.]
rare open to or able to be understood by scrutiny
[C17: from Latin scrūtārī to inspect closely; see scrutiny]
scru•ta•ble (ˈskru tə bəl)
[1590–1600; < Latin scrūt(ārī)]
scrutable - Describing that which can be understood through scrutiny.
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Chalmers' project is to analyse several notions of scrutability
and then to apply these notions to a variety of debates in philosophy.
Cat''s Eye Picture: JULIEREYNOLDS1956 THIS cat does not do scrutability
Common Task translates more vividly into photography than into video, because we're less likely to demand narrative scrutability
from still images; the gold suits and architecture speak for themselves.
Kant always holds serious epistemological reservations about the scrutability
of one's maxims that lie behind one's actions.
Whatever the case, he makes the sheerly banal depiction of the human condition or character seem interesting via a blank irony stretched to the limits of scrutability