TITLE

What Makes a Theory Testable, or Is Intelligent Design Less Scientific Than String Theory?

AUTHOR(S)
Ehrlich, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Physics in Perspective;Mar2006, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
I compare the theory of intelligent design to string theory to see on what basis, if any, only the former can be justifiably excluded as being scientific.We shall see that the classic criterion of testability or falsifiability is sometimes not so straightforward, and that there are other criteria to help us make such a distinction.
ACCESSION #
20253498

 

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