What Is This Thing Called Science? (Third Edition)
, Jan 1, 1999
- 266 pages
This book presents the chapters - Science and Knowledge Derived from the Facts of Experience; Observation as Practical Intervention; Experiment; Deriving Facts from Theories - Induction; Introducing Falsificationism; Sophisticated Falsificationism; Novel Predictions and the Growth of Knowledge; The Limitations of Falsificationism; Theories as Structures I - Kuhn’s Paradigms; Theories as Structures II; Research Programs; Feyerabend’s Anarchistic Theory of Science; Methodical Changes in Method; The Bayesian Approach; The New Experimentalism; Why Should the World Obey Laws?; Realism and Antirealism.