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  • corrigibility — noun see corrigible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • corrigibility — noun The quality or state of being corrigible. Ant: incorrigibility …   Wiktionary

  • corrigibility — n. capability of being set right, capability of being corrected …   English contemporary dictionary

  • corrigibility — cor·ri·gi·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • corrigibility —    A belief is corrigible if it can be corrected, that is can be shown to be wrong from some other source. Descartes and his followers thought that beliefs about one s own mental states were incorrigible. For example, it is hard to imagine that I …   Christian Philosophy

  • corrigibility — ˌkȯrə̇jəˈbiləd.ē, ˌkär , rēj , ətē, i sometimes kəˌrij noun ( es) : the quality or state of being corrigible * * * corrigibilˈity noun • • • Main Entry: ↑corrigent …   Useful english dictionary

  • corrigible — corrigibility, corrigibleness, n. corrigibly, adv. /kawr i jeuh beuhl, kor /, adj. 1. capable of being corrected or reformed: a corrigible criminal. 2. submissive to correction. 3. subject to being revised, improved, or made more accurate: a… …   Universalium

  • Defeasible reasoning — is a kind of reasoning that is based on reasons that are defeasible, as opposed to the indefeasible reasons of deductive logic. Defeasible reasoning is a particular kind of non demonstrative reasoning, where the reasoning does not produce a full …   Wikipedia

  • Corrigibleness — Cor ri*gi*ble*ness, n. The state or quality of being corrigible; corrigibility. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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