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Realism and the Aim of Science: From the PostScript to the Logic of Scientific Discovery

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Realism and the Aim of Science is one of the three volumes of Karl Popper s Postscript to the Logic of scientific Discovery. The Postscript is the culmination of Popper s work in the philosophy of physics and a new famous attack on subjectivist approaches to philosophy of science.

Realism and the Aim of Science is the first volume of the Postcript. Popper here formulates an
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Paperback, 464 pages
Published April 10th 1992 by Routledge (first published February 15th 1985)
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Adrienne Stapleton
Karl Popper questions the epistemology of science (including the Scientific Method and the empirical approach) as infallible paths to truth. Popper looks at the problem of hypotheses (the infinite number that can be manufactured at the inception of an investigation and ad hoc AND infallible relationship between open-ended hypothesis/theories with experience).
Justin
Pretty much has the germ for what pretty much everyone after him pretty much says.
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Sir Karl Raimund Popper CH, FRS, FBA (28 July 1902 – 17 September 1994) was an Austrian and British philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics. He is counted among the most influential philosophers of science of the 20th century, and also wrote extensively on social and political philosophy. Popper is known for repudiating the classical observationalist/inductivist account of sc ...more
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