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REGRESS. Returning; going back opposed to ingress. (q.v.)

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Klein claim that the infinite regresses of propositions are not necessarily absurd, at least not all of them.
The result is, so to speak, a lesson in epistemology very different from what one finds in most textbook discussions of the subject: a case study in regresses and coherence as they arise in real-life inquiries and controversies--of epistemology in medias res.
Although the cancer then regresses, not all the tumor cells die, the researchers find.