A scientific theory is a good theory if it satisfies two requirements, It must accurately describe a large class of observations in terms of a model that is simple enough to contain only a few elements, and it must make definite predictions about the results of future observations, For example, Aristotle’s cosmological theory, which claimed that everything was made out of four elements---earth, air, fire, and water---satisfied the first requirement, but it did not make any definite, Thus, Aristotle’s cosmological theory was not a good theory.
If all the statements in the passage are true, each of the following must also be true EXCEPT:OPTIONS
[A]. Prediction about the results of future observations must be made by any good scientific theory.
[B]. Observation of physical phenomena was not a major concern in Aristotle’s cosmological Theory
[C]. Four elements can be the basis of a scientific model that is simple enough to meet the Simplicity criterion of a good theory.
[D]. A scientific model that contains many elements is not a good theory
[E]. Aristotle’s cosmological theory described a large class of observations in terms of only four elements.
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