probabilism

noun prob·a·bi·lism \ ˈprä-bə-bə-ˌli-zəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of probabilism

1 :a theory that in disputed moral questions any solidly probable course may be followed even though an opposed course is or appears more probable
2 :a theory that certainty is impossible especially in the sciences and that probability suffices to govern belief and action

probabilist

play \ˈprä-bə-bə-list\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of probabilism

French probabilisme, from Latin probabilis probable


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