All Blog Posts Tagged 'falsifiable' (2)

Why Hard Determinism Fails

Determinism and Reciprocal Causation

An argument which proves too much, proves nothing.” ~M.M. Mangasarian

Carl Popper popularized the concept of scientific falsifiability. He asserted that a hypothesis, proposition, or theory is observably valid only if it is…

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Added by Atheist Exile on March 27, 2012 at 11:00am — 6 Comments

Evolution is Unfalsifiable?

Falsifiability is very important in science; scientific theories and hypotheses can not be scientific unless they are falsifiable. When creationist finally learn this they attempt to use it to discredit the theory of evolution.



Before I tear apart the argument I should explain what falsification is and its relevance in science. If something is unfalsifiable it can not be shown to be false, if it is falsifiable is can be shown to be false. Science does not prove theories and… Continue

Added by Lone Wolf on August 18, 2010 at 9:35pm — No Comments

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