3 edition of Explaining the growth of scientific knowledge found in the catalog.
Explaining the growth of scientific knowledge
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-158) and index.
|Series||Problems in contemporary philosophy ;, v. 37|
|LC Classifications||Q175 .R5645 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 165 p. :|
|Number of Pages||165|
|LC Control Number||96051652|
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He was not looking to favour any one theory, as he was incumbent upon establishing a critical criteria for scientific discovery. This attitude extended Reviews: Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history.
It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only our knowledge, but our/5. Conjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history.
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This book aims to highlight the role of uncertainties in developing a better understanding of the status of scientific knowledge at a particular time and how its status evolves over the course of. The growth of scientific knowledge is a function of mind, society, and the world.
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