Bernoullis Theorem and the Interpretation of Probability Statements. Bernoullis Theorem and the Problem of Convergence. Some Observaiions on Quantum Theory. Geometrical Shape and Functional Form. The Simplicity of Euclidean Geometry.
Conventionalism and the Concept of Simplicity. The Fundamental Problem of the Theory of Chance. The Frequency Theory of von Mises. Examinaiion of an Objection The TwoSlit. The book content, on the other hand, is essential to anyone wanting to understand the philosophy of physics.
Popper addresses many key issues. This is a primary text in the philosophy of science.
And it was delivered to my doorstep in two days Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Classic of the philosophy of science. Very illuminating that many science tv personalities are practicing a brand of science that is advised against in this work. Indeed, many modern scientists practice a defense Of science that is inappropriate and more suitable for a religious faith not an open field of inquiry.
Even if viewpoint is perhaps dated, this classic has lasting value, still reads well, and is generally accessible. Popper himself would not appreciate a five-star rating on principle - nor complete agreement of all readers with all contents But I generally found his viewpoints stimulating, valuable, and practical This is an absolute classic, a masterpiece of clear thinking around the nature of scientific proof. The only problem I had with this edition was some really annoying typography - "ff" came out as "fl" every time, for instance, and sometimes there were spaces missing between words - "thesubtletiesofargument".
Chapters would start at the bottom of pages.
It is great to have classics such as this redone for Kindle, but I would have expected the publisher to spend a little time on copy-editing before the launch. Solid source of Popper's classic writing. See all 51 reviews. Most recent customer reviews.
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First published in English in , Karl Popper's The Logic of Scientific Discovery revolutionized contemporary thinking about science and knowledge and is one of the most widely read books about science written in the 20th century. Cover may not represent actual copy or condition available. Spine is uncreased, binding tight and sturdy; text also very good. This page was last edited on 22 May , at The Frequency Theory of von Mises. Popper himself would not appreciate a five-star rating on principle - nor complete agreement of all readers with all contents
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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. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes business days; standard shipping takes business days.
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