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Though economic theory is perennially claimed to be based on 'provisional and refutable hypotheses', it may be considered that the issues have been fully debated and resolved, or, at least, are so well entrenched as to be accepted as a starting point for any analysis.
Attempts to spread the claim that the Lebanese resistance [Hezbollah] is aiding [the regime] are refutable," Ali told reporters after meeting Foreign Affairs Minister Adnan Mansour.
On Godel's account, if prevailing set theories are consistent, the continuum hypothesis is not refutable in them.
Il ne d'agit pas ici d'une operation commerciale au titre de laquelle la loi imposerait une presomption refutable d'intention d'etablir des rapports contractuels obligatoires.
Al respecto pone dos ejemplos: a) "existen o han existido formas de vida en alguna otra parte de nuestra galaxia ademas de la Tierra", la cual ni es refutable ni es metafisica; b) la segunda ley de Newton, "fuerza = masa x aceleracion", que, como otras afirmaciones importantes de las ciencias, ni es refutable ni metafisica.
According to that account, a G-level mathematical assertion from a given mathematical practice is provable, and hence its C-level correlate true, if it is provable in a formal system that is a legitimate injective idealization of the practice in question, while such a G-level assertion is refutable if it is refutable in such a formal system.
Habria que senalar que la asesoria cientifica se limita a hacer recomendaciones o a formular hipotesis, con la advertencia de que la ciencia es refutable y perfectible porque no cuenta con la verdad absoluta, lo que le permite seguir avanzando.
This is because once the data is out it will become an ir- refutable reference, even if it is not up to the standard, which might hurt a lot of stakeholders.
It's refutable and comes with Scotch Edge-Lock tape, a special type of masking tape that prevents paint from creeping underneath.
We then document what has happened on the fiscal commons as the share of citizens who pay no taxes has increased, deriving a series of refutable hypotheses.
Requiring all credit unions to have such federal government liquidity access is a refutable assertion.
Se dice que una formula es una tautologia si y solamente si es verdadera para cada posible asignacion, una formula es una contradiccion si y solamente si es falsa para cada posible asignacion, una formula es satisfacible si y solamente si es verdadera para alguna asignacion, una formula es refutable si y solamente si es falsa para alguna asignacion, una formula es una contingencia si y solamente si es verdadera para alguna asignacion y falsa para otra.