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We argue that the Soros account of reflexivity does not provide a clear-cut distinction between a social science such as economics and the physical sciences. It is pointed out that the participants who attempt to learn from refutations of conjectures in the Soros world are likely to be haunted by the Duhem-Quine problem of conjointness of hypotheses and unfocussed refutation. On a more constructive note, we argue that models of inductive learning, in which participants form conjectures on thedoi:10.1080/1350178x.2013.859406 fatcat:spy26girozekfgrhjyl5d3dbiu