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Is naturalism falsifiable?

The naysayers aren't trying hard enough to imagine a scenario where people would agree that naturalism is falsified. What you have to do is paint a picture where the evidence of a spiritual, ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Let me put it this way -- naturalism is the belief that nature is all that is. By saying this, naturalism is unverifiable. One would have to know every single detail about the natural world in order ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Naturalism is based on a definition of ”existence” as something, whose effects one can actually tell. So falsifiability is not even relevant yet, as falsifiability itself is based on the notion of ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Naturalism is essentially a belief in a bottom up organization to reality. E.g. at the base we have simple components and processes, and as those interact we get more complex levels higher up that '...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Yes, naturalism is falsifiable. As an example, the historian Josephus described a series of supernatural omens surrounding the Temple in Jerusalem, shortly before the Roman-Jewish War. One of these ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

It has been said that bumblebees should not be able to fly, based on their body mass and their wings. This is, of course, untrue: bumblebees follow natural laws and their flight makes sense from a ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Whether (philosophical) naturalism is falsifiable depends on one's definition of the supernatural, and whether we can find a way to test, demonstrate, reproduce, etc. supernatural claims. In theory, ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

That's the problem with ontological frameworks: any challenge to the framework must come from outside of it, and can therefore be discarded as non existent. Take the existence of ghosts, for exemple: ...
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Is naturalism falsifiable?

Attacking an existing naturalism (system 1) from within is difficult because an ontologist thinking on specific naturalistic premises has only the following options when noticing a single phenomenon ...
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What did Popper think of the "Many Worlds" interpretation of Quantum Mechanics?

I think you need to read Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics, one of the three volumes of Popper’s 'Postscript to the Logic of Scientific Discovery'. You should also look at Popper's Experiment. ...
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What did Popper think of the "Many Worlds" interpretation of Quantum Mechanics?

Popper criticised the MWI in "Quantum Theory and the Schism in Physics" in section 5 of the introduction. He claimed that the MWI violates conservation laws. He also claimed that since ...
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