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Scientific law: Quiz


Question 1: A law differs from a ________ in that it does not posit a mechanism or explanation of phenomena: it is merely a distillation of the results of repeated observation.
AristotleEmpiricismScientific theoryScientific method

Question 2: [2] Laws can become obsolete if they are found in contradiction with new data, as with Bode's law or the ________.
Ernst HaeckelEvolutionary developmental biologyRecapitulation theoryCharles Darwin

Question 3: The term "scientific law" is traditionally associated with the ________, though the social sciences also contain scientific laws.
Natural scienceScientific methodMicrobiologyPseudoscience

Question 4: The law must be confirmed and broadly agreed upon through the process of ________.
Inductive reasoningAristotleEmpiricismLogical positivism

Question 5: A central problem in the philosophy of science, going back to ________, is that of distinguishing scientific laws from principles that arise merely accidentally because of the constant conjunction of one thing and another.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelImmanuel KantFriedrich NietzscheDavid Hume


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