The Logic of Scientific Discovery

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Taylor & Francis, Feb 21, 2002 - Philosophy - 480 pages
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Described by the philosopher A.J. Ayer as a work of 'great originality and power', this book revolutionized contemporary thinking on science and knowledge. Ideas such as the now legendary doctrine of 'falsificationism' electrified the scientific community, influencing even working scientists, as well as post-war philosophy. This astonishing work ranks alongside The Open Society and Its Enemies as one of Popper's most enduring books and contains insights and arguments that demand to be read to this day.

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User Review  - Hriday - Goodreads

This work and the challenge laid down by Kuhn in "The structure of Scientific Revolutions" offer a summary of the approaches to the Scientific Method to laymen like me. Brilliant. Contains some fundamental truths Read full review

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User Review  - Fil Krynicki - Goodreads

I must admit, I gave up 25% through Karl Popper's formulation of probability theory. It seemed to be retreading a great deal of ground quite slowly. I don't doubt that there is value there, but I am ... Read full review

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