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    DescriptionConjectures and Refutations is one of Karl Popper's most wide-ranging and popular works, notable not only for its acute insight into the way scientific knowledge grows, but also for applying those insights to politics and to history. It provides one of the clearest and most accessible statements of the fundamental idea that guided his work: not only our knowledge, but our aims and our standards, grow through an unending process of trial and error.


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    Title
    Conjectures and Refutations
    Subtitle
    The Growth of Scientific Knowledge
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sir Karl Popper
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 608
    Width: 124 mm
    Height: 191 mm
    Thickness: 46 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415285940
    ISBN 10: 0415285941
    Classifications

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    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.0
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC21: 501
    BIC subject category V2: PDA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI004000
    BIC subject category V2: HPK
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    BIC subject category V2: PDR
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    BISAC V2.8: SCI075000
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T General Subject: 610
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    Abridged Dewey: 121
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    DC22: 121
    BISAC V2.8: PHI011000, SCI000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15270
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    LC classification: BD241 .P65 2002
    Thema V1.0: QDTK, PDR, PDA
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 September 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Karl Popper (1902-1994). Philosopher, born in Vienna. One of the most influential and controversial thinkers of the twentieth century.
    Review quote
    'Popper holds that truth is not manifest, but extremely elusive, he believes that men need above all things, open-mindedness, imagination, and a constant willingness to be corrected.' - Maurice Cranston, Listener