On an Allegedly Essential Feature of Criteria for the Demarcation of Science

The Reasoner 5 (8):125-126 (2011)
Abstract
Laudan’s argument against the possibility of a demarcation criterion for scientific theories rests on establishing that any criterion must be a necessary and sufficient condition. But Laudan’s argument at most establishes that any criterion must provide a necessary condition and a possibly different sufficient condition. His own claims suggest that such a criterion is possible.
Keywords demarcation criterion  science  pseudo-science
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