Logical consistency, explanatory power…

Logical consistency, explanatory power and scope, fidelity to known facts, avoidance of unwarranted assumptions, and testability (making claims that can be tested and proven true or false) characterize good explanatory hypotheses.

Kenneth Richard Samples, from Without a Doubt, kindle location 1587

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