from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The principle of papal infallibility; belief in or adherence to the dogma of infallibility.
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This method of finessing the issue drew the charge of “creeping infallibilism.”
Ever since, infallibilism about introspection has been a mainstream position in philosophy of mind -- sometimes dominant, sometimes as now out of favor but nonetheless with prominent proponents.
We have Pizarro's answer, which confuses together the positions of moral realism, moral sense theory, and moral infallibilism one can be a moral realist but not a moral sense theorist, or a moral sense theorist but not a moral realist, or both, or neither; and one can be either without believing that there is a 'royal road to moral truth'; or Anderson's bizarre argument about the probability of God's existence; or Kosslyn's odd talk about God and Supersets; or any number of others.
So the optimistic realist who has discarded infallibilism has a problem ” the logical problem of truthlikeness.
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