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Falsifiability

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Falsifiability or Refutability is the capacity for a statement, theory or hypothesis to be contradicted by evidence. For example, the statement “All swans are white” is falsifiable because one can observe that black swans exist. (From Wikipedia)

De­co­her­ence is Falsifi­able and Testable

Eliezer Yudkowsky7 May 2008 7:54 UTC
37 points
40 comments9 min readLW link

Build­ing In­tu­itions On Non-Em­piri­cal Ar­gu­ments In Science

Scott Alexander7 Nov 2019 6:50 UTC
53 points
28 comments11 min readLW link
(slatestarcodex.com)

On the falsifi­a­bil­ity of hypercomputation

jessicata7 Feb 2020 8:16 UTC
24 points
4 comments4 min readLW link
(unstableontology.com)

On the falsifi­a­bil­ity of hy­per­com­pu­ta­tion, part 2: finite in­put streams

jessicata17 Feb 2020 3:51 UTC
25 points
4 comments4 min readLW link
(unstableontology.com)

How to provide a sim­ple ex­am­ple to the re­quire­ment of falsifi­a­bil­ity in the sci­en­tific method to a novice au­di­ence?

Val11 Apr 2016 21:26 UTC
9 points
58 comments2 min readLW link

Dou­ble Crux — A Strat­egy for Re­solv­ing Disagreement

Duncan_Sabien2 Jan 2017 4:37 UTC
135 points
103 comments12 min readLW link

Quadratic mod­els and (un)falsified data

Bucky8 Mar 2020 23:34 UTC
32 points
8 comments3 min readLW link

How Pop­per kil­led Par­ti­cle Physics

J_Thomas_Moros7 Nov 2017 16:55 UTC
7 points
6 comments1 min readLW link
(backreaction.blogspot.co.uk)
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