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Realism and the aim of science

Author: Karl R Popper; William Warren Bartley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
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Science - empirical science - aims at true explanatory theories, yet it can never prove, or finally establish, or justify, any of its theories as true, not even if it is in fact a true theory. In  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl R Popper; William Warren Bartley
ISBN: 0415084008 9780415084000
OCLC Number: 25130665
Description: xxxix, 420 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Editor's Foreword Acknowledgements Introduction, 1982 REALISM AND THE AIM OF SCIENCE Preface, 1956 Part I: The Critical Approach Chapter I Induction Chapter II Demarcation Chapter III Metaphysics: Sense of Nonsense? Chapter IV Corroboration Part II: The Propensity Interpretation of Probability Chapter I Objective and Subjective Probabilities Chapter II Criticism of Probabilistic Induction Chapter III Remarks on the Objective Theories of Probability Index
Responsibility: Karl R. Popper.
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`What distinguishes Popper from a great dull army of philosophers of science is that reading him is good for us' Donald MacKay in Nature

 
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