402. Truth and Error


See also 250. LOGIC .

alethiology
the branch of logic dealing with truth and error. — alethiologist , n. alethiological, adj.
errancy
1. the condition of being in error.
2. the tendency to be in error or the capacity for being in error; fallibility.
falsism
anything that is patently false or untrue; a fallacy.
Plinyism
an assertion of doubtful truth or accuracy, as with some statements in Pliny’s Natural History.
theopneusty
the force or process of divine inspiration; the power by which the Holy Spirit reveals truth to men. — theopneustic, theopneusted , adj.
truism
a self-evident, obvious truth. — truistic, truistical , adj.

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