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This article doesn't draw an adequate distinction between refutation in terms of logic and in terms of the colloquial sense or between rebuttal and refutation in the rationalist sense[edit]

I think it should note that the info in the box basically refers to a colloquial usage of the term and not how the term would be used in terms of a strictly rationalist sense(as in science, logic, math) which would conform more to the other definition provided in the main text of the article. What the colloquial definition the article refers to as "refuting" would be "rebuttal" strictly speaking in terms of logical/scientific debate/inquiry/research.

I think it is important this distinction be drawn since this is likely an area of confusion for the lay logician/rationalist.LogicMaster777 (talk) 21:01, 24 February 2015 (UTC)

There isn't a meaningful distinction. Refutation is neither philosophical nor mathematical jargon with a strongly defined meaning. Ikanreed (talk) 21:06, 24 February 2015 (UTC)