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Meaning of PROBABILISM

Pronunciation:  'prâbubu`lizum

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the doctrine that (since certainty is unattainable) probability is a sufficient basis for belief and action
  2. [n]  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
 

PROBABILISM is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: casuistry, philosophical doctrine, philosophical theory

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Prob"a*bil*ism\, n. [Cf. F. probabilisme.]
The doctrine of the probabilists.

 

 

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