falsifiability


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falsifiability

(ˌfɔːlsɪˌfaɪəˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
(Philosophy) the quality of being falsifiable
Translations
falsabilidad
falsifioitavuus
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As it is well known for scientific community, any science possess the falsifiability but which depends on known scientific knowledge and technical means at that times.
33), Brinkema worries in a Popperian search for some falsifiability criteria.
Those in the first division critique two important theses concerning scientific rationality: Popper's famous view concerning the epistemological and methodological primacy of falsifiability in the credibilification of scientific theories, and the well-known Duhem-Quine holistic thesis regarding empirical theory formation.
of course, putting it in these terms makes such an observation transcendentally--in the Kantian sense--clear and not susceptible to falsifiability.
Others depend on so many different branches of science, bodies of data, and physical models that the relevant scientists cannot agree on a test, and falsifiability is clearly not possible: Did global warming intensify the last hurricane?
The hypothesis must be subject to falsifiability by being one that leads to predictions that can potentially be found to be wrong.
In order to make traditional biology labs more challenging and interesting, we engage our students in the concepts of testability, falsifiability, and repeatability by asking them to try to disprove discoveries of the past.
What is the import of the many critiques of Popper's philosophy of scientific method and falsifiability as developed in the Logic?
Soroush voices criticisms over the pressures in Iran and argues that democracy relies on epistemological falsifiability and pluralism, both of which he believes exist in Iran.
They do not at all embrace philosophical notions of falsifiability (Carnap [1950], Ayer [1952], Popper [1959, 1969], Hempel [1970], Nagel [1961], Kaufmann [1944]) as far as transitivity is concerned.
On the particular occasion to which I refer, Karl Popper had popped in from London to discuss with us his concept of falsifiability and it was not Russell but Ludwig Wittgenstein who was late.