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two samples that are dependent, in the sense that the data values correspond to the pairs, is a suitable test for aggregating the internal validation of Didactic Engineering, of the comparison of the two analyses, a priori and a posteriori, the falsifiability, or refutability, or testability defended by Popper.
Also known as refutability, falsifiability is defined by the possibility of any hypothesis to be eventually proven wrong.
at 593 (establishing refutability as one of the criteria to be considered in determining scientific validity).
Refutability Analyses: Selection and Composition Biases
The refutability principle, the constant comparative method, comprehensive data treatment, deviant-case analysis, and applied appropriate tabulations were used to ensure the validity of this study (Silverman, 2000).
Methods for enhancing refutability in system dynamics modeling.
52) The authors noted Daubert's reference to Karl Popper's statement that "the criterion of the scientific status of a theory is its falsifiability, or refutability, or testability.
His interest, he claims, is less "in the truth or refutability of historical facts than in the logic of cultural phantasms" (7).
Certainly, many works sometimes survive, not because of their refutability, but because of their irrefutability.
On the other hand refutability requires that scientific theories be precise; therefore there is a bias in Popper's epistemology towards formalism (Chalmers, 1982/1994).
With respect to empirical refutability, this core has almost the same status as a tautology.