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I know the dictionary common usage meaning of " In Principle" but I would appreciate a more comprehensive explanation of the limits & boundaries of the term.I hear that, for example,a broken teacup could "in Principle" have all its pieces fly back together_IF_the initial conditions were correct for each piece .I have no idea how likely this possibility describes "Reality".?? What is the limit of "In Principle"? One chance in the age of the Universe? Lack of specific exclusion by some prevailing theory ? So many explanations include that qualifying phrase, I don't know what credence to accord them Thank you for your time
Re: What is the rigorous scientific definition of 'In Principle' ?
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