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  • n. The quality or state of being testable.


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  • ….oh, yeah, on testability, that is where the MWI really loses.

    If We Live in a Multiverse, How Many Are There? | Universe Today

  • Thus there may be a systematic problem with insisting on 'testability' as a criterion both for what is real and for what it is rational to believe about what is real.

    Darwin's God

  • Douglas: That's not the standard manner in which "testability" and "science" are presented by scientists.

    The Memory Hole

  • Mayden (2002) does claim that there is Popperian "testability" and possible


  • I think that similar papers are going to spread if the haters of theoretical physics - those who like populist proclamations about "testability" and similar crap - are not eliminated from the system.

    The Reference Frame

  • Every other argument being presented as a plus of ASP. NET MVC-such as testability, separation of concerns, extensibility, and the like-is just a plus of the framework, not

    MSDN Blogs

  • -- It's a hypothesis that's not testable, and one of the important recognition factors for science and scientific ideas is the notion of testability, that you can go out and do an experiment and learn from it and change your idea. '"

    Evolution News & Views

  • All of these are terrific questions, though I wonder whether belief in efficient markets would constitute a folk wisdom, except in the way that nearly every market belief about fear, risk and behavior is forged by experience and emotion, not quantifiable empirical evidence, mostly because testability takes place in a future that has not yet emerged.

    Robert Teitelman: Andrew Lo and the Wisdom of Reading 21 Crisis Books

  • As William Dembski points out, testability as well as falsifiability is a two edged sword.

    Behe and Gene discuss the Evolution of the Flagellum

  • Chunkdz – you use 'hypothesis' but let's be very clear this board only uses it in the vernacular – there is never any testability nor falsifiability.

    Blast From the Past


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