evidentialist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

evidential +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

evidentialist (comparative more evidentialist, superlative most evidentialist)

  1. (philosophy) Of or supporting evidentialism, the doctrine that evidence is of primary importance in questions of belief
    • 2008 November 22, David Henderson, “Motivated contextualism”, Philosophical Studies, volume 142, number 1, DOI:10.1007/s11098-008-9306-1: 
      An evidentialist variant would require the agent be responsive to a telling evidential basis for thinking that p obtains in contrast to the alternatives.

Noun[edit]

evidentialist (plural evidentialists)

  1. (philosophy) One who supports or argues for evidentialism

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