fallibilism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fallible +‎ -ism.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfælɪbɪlɪzəm/
  • enPR: făʹlĭ.bĭ.lĭ.zəm

Noun[edit]

fallibilism (usually uncountable, plural fallibilisms)

  1. The doctrine that knowledge is never certain, but always hypothetical and susceptible to correction.

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