The Logic of Scientific Discovery

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HarperCollins Canada, Limited, 1959 - Philosophy - 479 pages
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When first published in 1959, this book revolutionized contemporary thinking about science and knowledge. It remains the one of the most widely read books about science to come out of the twentieth century.

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This volume was intended as a response to the Logical Positivists of the Vienna Circle. In the simplest terms, the Vienna Circle and their counterparts in England believed that if one could create an ... Read full review

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The book for all students of science and the philosophy of science. Read full review


Preface to the First Edition 1934
Preface to the English Edition 1958

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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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