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what are the 5 pillars of science?


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I remember reading somewhere (in a few introductory university course text books, I believe) that science is founded on 5 principles, or "pillars", as I'm calling them. I can't remember what they are though. Here's my guess:


1) empiricism

2) determinism

3) repeatability

4) testability

5) parsimony


Am I missing anything? What about reductionism? What about explainability?

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