verifiability principle

noun

variants or verifiability theory
: a proposal or claim of early logical positivists according to which a requirement or criterion for the meaningfulness of a factual statement is its susceptibility to the possibility of being either theoretically or actually proved true or false by reference to empirical facts compare confirmability theory

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“Verifiability principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/verifiability%20principle. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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