Definitions

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  • adjective Of or relating to William Kingdon Clifford (1845–1879), English mathematician and philosopher.

Etymologies

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Clifford +‎ -ian

Examples

  • Can a morally and intellectually responsible person ever have a moral duty to believe a proposition that lacks adequate evidence, a duty that outweighs the alleged Cliffordian duty of believing only those propositions that enjoy adequate support?

    Pragmatic Arguments for Belief in God

  • The Cliffordian may be forever cut-off from certain kinds of truth.

    Pragmatic Arguments for Belief in God

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