Where do you put "falsifiable?" Is it presumed to be part of the definition of a valid hypothesis?
Redrawn to include 3 outcomes: "provisionally true", "provisionally false", and "not provisionally true or false".Yes, part of a valid hypothesis is a description of the data that would falsify it. For a non-falsifiable hypothesis data (now or later) would not matter.Note the category "not provisionally true or false" includes true statements. The debate is over whether these are all tautologies.
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