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Popper and His Philosophy: An Overview

Stokes, Geoffrey; Shearmur, Jeremy


Karl Popper both provoked and attracted controversy. His work addressed key problems in the fields of epistemology, philosophy of science and social science, logic, political theory and politics, metaphysics and theories of mind. In each field he challenged dominant theories and sought to formulate new ones. Perhaps his most important achievement was to cast doubt upon induction as a criterion of demarcation between science and non-science, and to propose the alternative offalsifiability. Over...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Book chapter
DOI: .1017/CCO9781139046503.001


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