Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Screenshot Tabelle Begriffe

 
Experiment: artificial bringing about of an event or artificial creation of a state for testing a hypothesis. Experiments can lead to the reformulation of the initial hypotheses and the reformulation of theories. See also theories, measuring, science, hypotheses, Bayesianism, confirmation, events, paradigm change, reference systems.

_____________
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

 
Author Item Summary Meta data

 
Books on Amazon
I 54
Experiment/Mayr: one could say that the discoveries by Galileo and his contemporaries were based on experiments "of nature itself". (Earthquakes, solar eclipses, volcanic eruptions).
---
I 58
Reproducibility, Repeatability of experiments: every ocean current is unique, and yet we can make laws and theories about ocean currents.
---
I 72
Experiment/Reproducibility/Confirmation/Mayr: e.g. after an earlier researcher found 48 chromosomes, this false result was confirmed by many other researchers. The correct number was 46! This was discovered only after the introduction of new techniques.


_____________
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.

Ma
E. Mayr
Das ist Biologie Heidelberg 1998


Send Link
> Counter arguments against Mayr
> Counter arguments in relation to Experiments ...

Authors A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Z  


Concepts A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   Z  



> Suggest your own contribution | > Suggest a correction | > Export as BibTeX Datei
 
Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-18