Maurice Allais Quote

A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for judging the validity of a scientific theory is a confrontation with the data of experience.


Maurice Allais (1997). L'anisotropie de l'espace. La nécessaire révision de certains postulats des théories contemporaines. Les données de l'expérience. Editions Clément Juglar, Paris. p. 591. ISBN 2-908735-09-1.

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A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for...

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A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for...

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A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for...

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A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for...