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Conjectures and Refutations: The Growth of Scientific Knowledge (1962)

by Karl R. Popper

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The essays and lectures of which this book is composed are variations upon one very simple theme—the thesis that we can learn from our mistakes.
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Conjectures 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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"Conjectures and Refutations is a volume of classic essays by Karl Popper in which he expounds his fallibilist theory of knowledge and scientific discovery and applies it to a range of concerns, from political theory to the mind-body problem."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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