defeasible

(redirected from defeasibility)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Antonyms for defeasible

capable of being annulled or voided or terminated

Antonyms

References in periodicals archive ?
The 12 essays emerged from a September 2010 conference on defeasibility in ethics, epistemology, law, and logic held in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
102) The general rule might be subject to limited defeasibility conditions, for emergencies or radically unanticipated circumstances.
Nevertheless, defeasibility of the tax warrant allows for the sensible conclusion that a taxpayer can make transfers free of the lien in the ordinary course of business.
President Bush's image repair effort on Meet the Press: The complexities of defeasibility.
Examples of defeasibility (claiming lack of knowledge) include companies claiming that a lack of accounting personnel prohibited the organization from obtaining the necessary information about internal controls or that an acquisition made it impossible to assess internal controls.
There is, on this view, no usurpation--no "private taking"--but simply the natural defeasibility of the owner's right to possess where he fails to take action, thus leaving the adverse possessor's right to possess that much stronger.
Other evasion strategies include defeasibility, in which the organization did not know what to do or lacked the ability to act properly, claims the crisis was accidental or, that the organization had good intentions and therefore should be exonerated.
Abraham goes to great lengths explaining the defeasibility of canonical theism's claims to revelation.
To do that, he devotes the rest of the book to a discussion of various aspects of legal reasoning, including the role of deductive reasoning, the requirement of universalizability, the nature and importance of consequentialist arguments, the ranking of the various interpretive arguments, the use and weight of precedents, the idea of reasonableness, the concepts of coherence and defeasibility, and the possibility of judicial mistakes.
Ironically, in his rich and paradoxical essay on the problem of fate he casually introduces a notion that highlights the defeasibility of his standard argument for fatalism.
The arguments for this claim make use of some of Peter Klein's views on epistemic defeasibility.
These weak rules are the key element for introducing defeasibility [22] and they will be used to represent a relation between pieces of knowledge that could be defeated after all things are considered.
To ensure that morality keeps its grip, evolution has made it difficult in ordinary circumstances to see the defeasibility of rules, and to ensure that the goals of morality are served, nature has made it difficult in extraordinary circumstances to see the point of strict adherence.