falsifiable


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Adj.1.falsifiable - capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observationfalsifiable - capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
empirical, empiric - derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known"
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falsifiable

adj (= disprovable)widerlegbar, falsifizierbar (spec)
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For example, if I say that trolls exist and are all around us but they cannot be seen because they are invisible is a statement which is not falsifiable. The nature of a claim should be such that it is susceptible to challenge, falsification and where possible replacement by alternative propositions.
Many religious truth claims are not falsifiable. This is characteristic of many claims about the substance of religious teachings as well as claims regarding the sincerity or centrality of a belief or practice, or the burden imposed by a restriction on that belief or practice.
Yet, in the near-century of its existence, quantum science has proven not only to be scientifically testable and falsifiable, but also in-valuable in its unique predictive power.
Meanwhile, he said, Marcos' claim is 'falsifiable' since the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law and Princeton University have already clarified that the governor did not graduate from these institutions.
This is another falsifiable assumption, and one made messier within RWE because of varying standard of care treatments.
Their argument proceeds largely by speculation and may not be falsifiable. Supreme Court justices looking for adulation are never lonely.
Indeed, according to Popper's (2002) falsifiability criterion, any claim should be structurally falsifiable to have potential scientific value; as such, a given fact of agreed-upon scientific value may not hold true in future observations, and theories based on it thus collapse.
Producing and studying the simplest forms of states far from equilibrium is essential for creating falsifiable theories and reliable numerical models.
Connected to this point, we can also see that a good purpose must be falsifiable. It must hold the business to account.
Bellingcat has begun to master the art of information collection in a way few others have, wielding the mounds of documentation to form coherent and falsifiable investigations.
As Professor Houk points out, the problem with such cultural knowledge generally is that it is non-falsifiable and ultimately has no lasting value in contrast to the data-based and falsifiable knowledge produced by science, which continues to prove its worth as a reliable source of accurate information.
alternatively by a commitment to falsifiable observations (Popper,