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English noun: probabilism

1. probabilism (cognition) a Roman Catholic system of casuistry that when expert opinions differ an actor can follow any solidly probable opinion that he wishes even though some different opinion might be more probable


Broader (hypernym)casuistry

2. probabilism (cognition) (philosophy) the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action


Broader (hypernym)philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory


Domain categoryphilosophy









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