was first proposed by Austrian-born British philosopher Karl Popper (1902 - 1994) postulating that only through falisification can a concept be distinguished from non-scientific principles.

FALSIFICATIONISM: "The concept of falsifications was first postulated by Austrian born British philosopher Karl Popper who argued that falsification was a milestone for a scientific concept."
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