... verified. If new facts are discovered that are not in agreement with one of these generalized statements, the assumptions on which the latter is based are examined, those which are not in accordance with the -new facts are given up, and the statement... Einstein's Theories of Relativity and Gravitation - Page 28by James Malcolm Bird - 1921 - 345 pagesFull view
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Michel D. Calvocoressi - Criticism - 1923 - 148 pages
...explain ' certain discrepancies in them and penetrate more ' deeply into their underlying principles. To follow ' the new reasoning, we must rid ourselves...because it is wrong, ' but because it is insufficient ' (Bird, Relativity and Gravitation, p. 28). This is true enough as regards musical laws. But it is...