COVERING-LAW MODEL

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postulated by German science philosopher Carl Gustac Hempel, a design for empirical explanation postulating that a sensation is described only if it can be inferred from a group of proclamations amidst which is one or more general scientific law.

COVERING-LAW MODEL: "The covering-law model would postulate that the UFO could not be predicted based upon any known facts rooted in science, therefore, it could not be explained."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "COVERING-LAW MODEL," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/covering-law-model/ (accessed July 1, 2022).

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