For which one of the following situations would Kendall’s tau be appropriate? a) The Mohs scale rates the hardness of minerals. If one mineral can scratch another, it is judged….
What is the minimum requirement for consistency?
What is the basic pattern of inference to the best explanation? How does this pattern differ from that of enumerative induction? analogical induction?
1. What is the minimum requirement for consistency?
2. What are the criteria of adequacy?
3. According to the text, what does it mean for a theory to be testable or untestable?
4. What is the TEST formula?
5. According to the text, in theory evaluation, when is a theory properly considered the best?