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  - Brian Powell - Goodreads

The Logic of Scientific Discovery is Karl Popper's great work in which he lays out his thesis of deductivism -- a logical approach to science based on the falsification, rather than confirmation, of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Susan Glegg - Goodreads

A very complex study and a tough read to be honest. Took me a long time to get through it, which I did in between other books. Someone else referenced Einstein liking this book so that should be an indication of the depth of information within. 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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