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con·fute

 (kən-fyo͞ot′)
tr.v. con·fut·ed, con·fut·ing, con·futes
1. To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
2. Obsolete To confound.

[Latin cōnfūtāre; see bhau- in Indo-European roots.]

con·fut′a·ble adj.
con·fu′ta·tive (kən-fyo͞o′tə-tĭv) adj.
con·fut′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confutable - able to be refuted
deniable - capable of being denied or contradicted
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La inconmensurabilidad involucra, en esta primera etapa, tres aspectos esenciales: la imposibilidad de observacion y existencia de teoremas neutrales, los cambios radicales en el aparato conceptual y metodologico y los cambios en "el mundo" de los cientificos y de lo que se acepta o no como una prueba empirica confutable.
Certainly this approach restricts methodological variety, thereby narrowing the spectrum of problems that can be fruitfully analysed and the possibility of offering competing confutable interpretations and explanations.
Al segundo interrogante se responde afirmativamente: toda teoria es confutable por enunciados singulares o particulares.