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EQUIPROBABILISM

A strict moral theory for resolving practical doubts. Equiprobabilism demands that the opinion that favors freedom be equally or almost equally probable as the one favoring the law. furthermore one may apply this principle only when the doubt concerns the existence of a law, not in a doubt as to whether an existing law has ceased to bind or has been fulfilled.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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