Definition of probabilism in US English:



  • See probabilistic

    • ‘It gave rise to a form of probabilism, as a positively endorsed theory of knowledge, which is one of the New Academy's legacies.’
    • ‘He is most consistent, sure-footed and passionate in his celebration of prudence, practical reasoning, and good old-fashioned English probabilism and empiricism.’
    • ‘While probabilism in empirical matters was defended as reasonable by skeptics, such an attitude was considered unreasonable with regard to metaphysics.’
    • ‘Throughout his experiment in skepticism and probabilism, he struggles against the invincible ignorance that impedes his certainty.’