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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (philosophy) the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) certainty is a sufficient basis for belief and action;

Usage examples (34)
  • Only the Academicians believed that certain things were probable, more probable than others, and they are the founders of probabilism, which is nothing more than...
  • John's Academic tendencies are behind his defense of probabilism in the
  • The depragmatized Dutch Book Argument is a more promising justification for probabilism.
  • Here again it seems that the principle of determinism must give way to that of probabilism. for more
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