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  • n. The quality of being formalizable.

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Examples

  • unity of science and naturalism; all sciences should resemble physics emphasis on the distinction between the context of discovery and context of justification insistence on the symmetry of explanation and prediction insistence on the essential role of lawlike generalizations in explanation fundamental reliance on a strict distinction between observation and theory advancement of "formalizability" as a desirable characteristic of a theory

    Neo-positivist philosophy of social science

  • Rather, Rudner emphasizes the characteristic of formalizability and deductive consequences.

    Neo-positivist philosophy of social science

  • The natural sciences provided the role model, and the driving goals were quantifiability, theoretical parsimony, and formalizability.

    Social science and social problems

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