Kuhn vs. Popper vs. Lakatos

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Philosophy

 

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Grace P

 

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June 10, 2013

 

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Falsifiable does not mean false. For a proposition to be falsifiable, it must be at least in principle possible to make an observation that would show the proposition to be false, even if that observation has not been made. For example, the proposition "All crows are black" would be falsified by observing one white crow...
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For example, the proposition "All crows are black" would be falsified by observing one white crow. The article talks about how there is no such thing as chance. That there is a cause for everything, thus fact and being able to falsify it, Popper's theory, comes into motion. "How to convince a reluctant scientist" is connected to "Chance" because it is the opposite of Popper's views...
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