Realism and the Aim of Science

Realism and the Aim of Science

by Karl Raimund Popper
     
 

In Realism and the Aim of Science, Karl Popper formulates and explains his non-justificationist theory of knowledge. Science--empirical science--aims at true explanatory theories, yet it can never prove, finally establish, or justify any of its theories as true, making

it important for science to continue to question and criticize its theories.

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In Realism and the Aim of Science, Karl Popper formulates and explains his non-justificationist theory of knowledge. Science--empirical science--aims at true explanatory theories, yet it can never prove, finally establish, or justify any of its theories as true, making

it important for science to continue to question and criticize its theories.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780091514518
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
02/15/1993
Pages:
420

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