verifiability principle

noun Logical Positivism.

the doctrine that if a nonanalytic statement is to be cognitively meaningful it must be empirically verifiable.

Nearby words

  1. verhaeren,
  2. veridian,
  3. veridical,
  4. veridically,
  5. veriest,
  6. verifiable,
  7. verification,
  8. verification principle,
  9. verified,
  10. verify

Origin of verifiability principle

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019