The Logic of Scientific Discovery

The Logic of Scientific Discovery

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 40.39mm | 590g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0415278449
  • 9780415278447
  • 88,434

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'One of the most important documents of the twentieth century.'- Peter Medawar, New Scientist
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'One of the most important documents of the twentieth century.' - Peter Medawar, New Scientist
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About Sir Karl Popper

Karl R. Popper, geboren am 28. Juli 1902 in Wien, gestorben am 17. September 1994 bei London. Er emigrierte 1937 nach Neuseeland, wo er am University College in Christchurch lehrte. Von 1946 bis 1969 war er Professor an der London School of Economics. 1965 wurde er von Königin Elizabeth II. geadelt. Zahlreiche Veröffentlichungen.
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