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Refutability Revamped: How Quantum Mechanics Saves the Phenomena

Muller, F.A. (2003) Refutability Revamped: How Quantum Mechanics Saves the Phenomena. UNSPECIFIED.


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On the basis of the Suppes-Sneed structural view of sientific theories, we take a fresh look at the concept of refutability, which was famously proposed by K.R. Popper in 1934 as a criterion for the demarcation of scientific theories from non-scientific ones, e.g. pseudo-scientific and metaphysical theories.

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Item Type: Other
Muller, F.A.
Keywords: refutability, falsifiability, Popper, demarcation
Subjects: General Issues > Structure of Theories
General Issues > Models and Idealization
Specific Sciences > Physics > Quantum Mechanics
Depositing User: F.A. Muller
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2003
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:12
Item ID: 1368
Public Domain: Yes

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