What is a fallibilism?

What is a fallibilism? Here are some definitions.

  1. The doctrine that knowledge is never certain, but always hypothetical and susceptible to correction.
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Taking fallibilism seriously heads off the charge that contextualism encourages strongly anti-rationalist positions such as relativism.
According to Peirce's doctrine of fallibilism, the conclusions of science are always tentative.
Popper's falsifiability resembles Charles Peirce's nineteenth century fallibilism.
Focusing on the epistemic responsibility aspect of justification inclines us to fallibilism about knowledge.

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