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Single Idea 19718

[catalogued under 11. Knowledge Aims / B. Certain Knowledge / 3. Fallibilism]

Full Idea

Infallibility does not follow from indefeasibility.

Gist of Idea

Indefeasibility does not imply infallibility


Thomas Grundmann (Defeasibility Theory [2011], 'Significance')

Book Reference

'Routledge Companion to Epistemology', ed/tr. Bernecker,S/Pritchard,D [Routledge 2014], p.163

A Reaction

If very little evidence exists then this could clearly be the case. It is especially true of historical and archaeological evidence.