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Charles B. Martin on Verification - Dictionary of Arguments

Martin I 80
Def weak verificationism / Martin: No record of any finite set of confirmations (verification) entails (includes) the truth or falsity of the confirmed. -
Def strong verificationism / Martin: a finite set of affirmations (verification) entails (includes) the truth or falsity of the confirmed - ironically the weak v. itself is verification transcendent: any finite set of affirmations is consistent with the falsity of the confirmed. ((s) Cf. >Strength of Theories.)


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Martin I
C. B. Martin
Properties and Dispositions
In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

Martin II
C. B. Martin
Replies to Armstrong and Place
In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

Martin III
C. B. Martin
Final Replies to Place and Armstrong
In
Dispositions, Tim Crane, London New York 1996

Martin IV
C. B. Martin
The Mind in Nature Oxford 2010


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