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Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of plausibility.

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Examples

  • I don't think this can really be a true/false, but we can discuss it as a combination of probabilities and plausibilities.

    OPEC and Global Warming, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • The perfect example would be the whole pseudo-science of "evolutionary psychology," which seeks to explain why man is the way he is, by means of evolutionary plausibilities.

    Cornelius Hunter accuses Behe of Circular Reasoning

  • The sober, somber epilogue proffers cool plausibilities — sensible alleviations premised on those rare qualities, basic political will and common sense.

    Cover to Cover

  • The sober, somber epilogue proffers cool plausibilities — sensible alleviations premised on those rare qualities, basic political will and common sense.

    Cover to Cover

  • Thus, we have good reasons to trust our senses and our brains '"simulations" to estimate plausibilities of future events.

    A True or False Prophet?

  • But there's something else, too -- something having to do with the ways a writer manipulates expectations and, partly, how the writer guides our perception of plausibilities -- Csicsery-Ronay notes, for instance, that "Hal Clement's Mission of Gravity is so famous for the plausibility of its heavy planet Mesklin that few readers remark on the absurdity of its centipede-like alien protagonists behaving like buccaneer capitalists communicating with human beings with no information loss."

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • But there's something else, too -- something having to do with the ways a writer manipulates expectations and, partly, how the writer guides our perception of plausibilities -- Csicsery-Ronay notes, for instance, that "Hal Clement's Mission of Gravity is so famous for the plausibility of its heavy planet Mesklin that few readers remark on the absurdity of its centipede-like alien protagonists behaving like buccaneer capitalists communicating with human beings with no information loss."

    Up the Walls of the World

  • DMC: The patriarchy of the Half-Continent well, the Haacobin Empire at least is largely a product of sourcing real history for social plausibilities and inspiration; certainly it is not a pointed inclusion.

    Archive 2008-11-01

  • DMC: The patriarchy of the Half-Continent well, the Haacobin Empire at least is largely a product of sourcing real history for social plausibilities and inspiration; certainly it is not a pointed inclusion.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Winter Blog Blast Tour, Day Two: D.M. Cornish

  • A Bayesian logicist must tell us how to assign values to these pre-evidential prior plausibilities for each hypothesis or theory under consideration, and must do so in a way that relies only on their syntactic logical structure, or on some measure of their syntactic simplicity.

    Inductive Logic

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