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Falsification: experimental or logical refutation of a general or a specific statement. Depending on the nature of the statement, there are differences in terms of whether a single counterexample is sufficient for a falsification, or a certain ratio of positive and negative cases is crucial. See also verification, verificationism, confirmation, Bayesianism, probability, hypotheses, theories.

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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    More concepts for author
Chisholm, Roderick Falsification   Chisholm, Roderick
Duhem, Pierre Falsification   Duhem, Pierre
Dummett, Michael E. Falsification   Dummett, Michael E.
Feyerabend, Paul Falsification   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Falsification   Field, Hartry
Kuhn, Thomas S. Falsification   Kuhn, Thomas S.
Lakatos, Imre Falsification   Lakatos, Imre
Leibniz, G.W. Falsification   Leibniz, G.W.
Popper, Karl Falsification   Popper, Karl

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