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Definition of "fallibilist" [fallibilist]

  • An advocate or supporter of fallibilism (noun)

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Use "fallibilist" in a sentence
  • "He must be, and is, an anti-foundationalist and a fallibilist."
  • "This conservative, fallibilist position, which Hume calls mitigated scepticism, is the proper epistemic attitude for anyone “sensible of the strange infirmities of human understanding”"
  • "The pragmatist maxim was first developed in the context of a fallibilist, broadly empiricist approach to the study of inquiry, and it is this approach to inquiry that is central to pragmatism in the wider sense."
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