Definitions
from The Century Dictionary.
 noun The state or character of being unknowable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/ShareAlike License.
 noun The quality or state of being
unknowable .
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Fitch's reasoning, at best, shows us that there is structural unknowability, that is, unknowability that is a function of logical considerations alone.

FWIW, "unknowability" was in one of my dictionaries; so there you go.
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But is there a more substantial kind of unknowability, for instance, unknowability that is a function of the recognitiontranscendence of the nonlogical subjectmatter?

[Two men in a satirical dialog] managed only to demonstrate that the mathematical limit of an infinite sequence of "doubting the certainty with which something doubted is known to be unknowable when the 'something doubted' is still a preceding statement 'unknowability' of something doubted," that the limit of this process at infinity can only be equivalent to a statement of absolute certainty, even though phrased ans an infinite series of negations of certainty.

[Two men in a satirical dialog] managed only to demonstrate that the mathematical limit of an infinite sequence of "doubting the certainty with which something doubted is known to be unknowable when the 'something doubted' is still a preceding statement 'unknowability' of something doubted," that the limit of this process at infinity can only be equivalent to a statement of absolute certainty, even though phrased ans an infinite series of negations of certainty.

I suggest some kind of website to be set up, where the correct definition of agnosticism is given, along with the above statement of "unknowability", and where people who agree can add their name to a list in support of said statements.

"doubting the certainty with which something doubted is known to be unknowable when the 'something doubted' is still a preceding statement of 'unknowability' of something doubted," that the limit of this process at infinity can only be equivalent to a statement of absolute certainty, even though phrased as an infinite series of negations of certainty.

We have only fragments of each person's story, and their unknowability draws us in and then over the line between the real world and fiction.

Is it our unknowability that finally makes suicide an enigma?

"[E] xplores the ways we invent ourselves, the unknowability of others, and the lacks that define us more than anything we possess."
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