The move from the human community to a biotic community, then, requires that we recognize a complex system of mutually interdependent parts that includes "soils, water, plants, and animals," and that we be able to give an account of how we can frame generally reliable, albeit fallible and corrigible
, judgments about the needs and interests of the non-human parts of such a system.
The careful reflection rider aims to eliminate knee-jerk reactions, which are clearly corrigible
There is a tendency in all men (only corrigible
by good training from without and persistent moral effort from within) to resent the existence of what is stronger, subtler or better than themselves.
More importantly, by nature, the sciences are cumulative and corrigible
, their character changing over the course of their development (Kantor, 1953).
They will leave behind a host of coruscating and corrigible
memories and deeds, a club in rude health financially and a team that is evolving in a different way to previous Premier League versions.
To be rational is to be engaged in collaborative, corrigible
, historically informed inquiry and deliberation.
3) 'that our cognitive access to reality is always through conceptions that are conceptions of what it is to be this or that sort of thing, these conceptions being a posteriori and at every point corrigible
by experience, yet present in advance of the recognition of any particular object as a this such.
are integral to science, and science is fallible and corrigible
John Stuart Mill had something like this in mind in his remarkable essay "On Liberty" He said--I provide the full quotation to introduce the nugget at the end--that "it is owing to a quality of the human mind, the source of everything respectable in man either as an intellectual or as a moral being, namely, that his errors are corrigible
As understanding progresses and this is true of both science and theology, our theories must be corrigible
, else we stagnate.
Second, Leopold argued that the way humans can be symbiotic depends crucially on our cultivation of a land ethic (call it an environmental ethic if you like)--a highly nuanced and always corrigible
set of habits that centres on inclusion of the land in the circle of ethical regard.
Despite the hardships both of us were corrigible