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  - Elliott Bignell - Goodreads

Popper enjoys a reputation as the greatest philosopher of the 20th Century. This book, in which he elucidated the doctrine of falsification still espoused by prominent scientific commentators like ... Read full review

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The most elegant response to Hume's problem of induction I've read thus far. Karl Popper writes with great conversational clarity, which makes this an exhilarating and unexpectedly fast read. Basic ... Read full review

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Popper is deceased. He is widely acclaimed as one of the greatest philosophers and most influential thinkers of our time.

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