What is Fallibilism?

Sculpture of Socrates FALLIBILISM Fallibilism is a somewhat technical philosophical term that I have described to students as “the belief that any idea you have could be wrong.” Here is a more precise definition. Fallibilism (from medieval Latin fallibilis, “liable to err”) is the philosophical principle that human beings could be wrong about their beliefs, expectations, or their understanding … Continue reading What is Fallibilism?