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  • noun Plural form of hypothesis.

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Examples

  • I use the term hypotheses, for the reason that the final determination of the points at issue was by no means identical, wherever the Qoran definitely contradicted Christian views of morality or social laws.

    Christianity and Islam

  • It's still not a particularly persuasive argument, because even if one of the hypotheses is a lot more likely than the other, it's still not impossible that the less likely hypothesis is the actual cause.

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • It's still not a particularly persuasive argument, because even if one of the hypotheses is a lot more likely than the other, it's still not impossible that the less likely hypothesis is the actual cause.

    Confirmation Bias and ID

  • The school is, in some ways, its own worst enemy by not clearly distinguishing its scientific hypotheses from the extra-scientific inferences it draws.

    Crossroads

  • The school is, in some ways, its own worst enemy by not clearly distinguishing its scientific hypotheses from the extra-scientific inferences it draws.

    Crossroads

  • Or an intellectual community in which openness to this scientific hypothesis, as to other scientific hypotheses, is seen as a proper aspect of a scientific approach to a question of scientific fact?

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Some Scientists’ Openness to the Possibility of Genetic Differences in Mental Traits Among Racial and Ethnic Groups

  • Of course, one of Loewenstein's hypotheses is that people irrationally under-estimate their propensity to make irrational decisions.

    A Case for Paternalism?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • There has been progress in hypotheses forwarded by real-world people with real-world PhDs like Penrose, Hameroff and others.

    Crossroads

  • One of my working hypotheses is that those that are socially alienated and struggle in human interaction in the flesh and blood world act out in the elctronic world as a means of compensating for their failure to fit in in the reality based world.

    Think Progress » Palin Admits To Travelling To Canada For Health Care

  • The school is, in some ways, its own worst enemy by not clearly distinguishing its scientific hypotheses from the extra-scientific inferences it draws.

    Crossroads

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