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  • falsificationism — noun A scientific philosophy popularised by Karl Popper, based on the requirement that hypotheses must be falsifiable in order to be scientific; if a claim is not able to be refuted it is not a scientific claim. See Also: false, falsify,… …   Wiktionary

  • falsificationism — falsification …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Falsificationism — the idea that a proposition or theory cannot be scientific if it does not admit the possibility of being shown to be false. For example, the proposition All crows are black is a scientific proposition because it can be falsified by the… …   Mini philosophy glossary

  • sophisticated falsificationism — noun A form of falsificationism in which claims are evaluated statistically, as opposed to naive falsificationism, which takes an absolutist perspective. The birth control pill, under sophisticated falsificationism, is considered extremely… …   Wiktionary

  • naive falsificationism — noun An invalid scientific philosophy in which any single instance of refuting data is enough to falsify the entire claim. Under naive falsificationism, the birth control pill would be considered as ineffective since there are instances (3 in… …   Wiktionary

  • ФАЛЬСИФИКАЦИОНИЗМ — (falsificationism) методологическая позиция (особенно Карла Пеппера, 1934), основанная на представлении о невозможности проверки индуктивного универсального обобщения из за большой вероятности появления новых и потенциально опровергающих… …   Большой толковый социологический словарь

  • ФАЛЬСИФИКАЦИОНИЗМ — (FALSIFICATIONISM) Доктрина, в своем первоначальном виде сформулированная К. Поппером, согласно которой наука может развиваться только посредством проверки и опровержения (фальсификации) гипотез, которые затем заменяются новыми гипотезами, в свою …   Социологический словарь

  • Falsifiability — Are all swans white? Falsifiability or refutability of an assertion, hypothesis or theory is the logical possibility that it can be contradicted by an observation or the outcome of a physical experiment. That something is falsifiable does not… …   Wikipedia

  • Karl Popper — Infobox Philosopher region = Western Philosophy era = 20th century philosophy color = #B0C4DE name = Sir Karl Raimund Popper CH FRS FBA birth = 28 July 1902 Vienna, Austria death = death date and age|df=yes|1994|9|17|1902|7|28 London, England… …   Wikipedia

  • Imre Lakatos — For other people with the same name, see Lakatos (disambiguation). Imre Lakatos Imre Lakatos, c. 1960s Full name Imre Lakatos Born November 9, 1922 Debrecen, Hungary …   Wikipedia

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