hypothetico-deductive


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hypothetico-deductive

(ˌhaɪpəˈθɛtɪkəʊdɪˈdʌktɪv)
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(Philosophy) pertaining to or governed by the supposed method of scientific progress whereby a general hypothesis is tested by deducing predictions that may be experimentally tested. When such a prediction is falsified the theory is rejected and a new hypothesis is required
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Consensus was reached for hypothetico-deductive reasoning and the World Health Organization (WHO) International Classification of Function (ICF) model (World Health Organization, 2002) to be used to provide a framework for clinical reasoning.
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Throughout his productive life, Wolfson utilized what he termed the Hypothetico-Deductive Method of Text Study in his analysis of various philosophical texts.
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This discussion is strongly reminiscent of discussions in the rhetoric of science literature of the difference between logics of discovery--which are characterized by minimally supported inductions and free analogies--and the logics of scientific exposition, which are closely governed by the hypothetico-deductive method.