Science and the problem of induction

Science and the problem of induction

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Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "The Problem of Induction" by J.-M…

Another must-listen from my #AudibleApp: "The Problem of Induction" by J.-M…

#Popper’s #Falsification hoped to resolve both Hume’s Problem of Induction and improve on the failings of Verificationism.  Popper argued a theory or hypothesis is as strong as how far it can resist falsifying evidence. Scientific experiment, (or experience in general) cannot verify, only falsify.   If a theory cannot be falsified i.e. no evidence could prove it wrong,  Popper dismissed it as vacuous - a criticism (scathingly) aimed at Hegel and #Marx, whom he labelled ‘enemies of open…

#Popper’s #Falsification hoped to resolve both Hume’s Problem of Induction and improve on the failings of Verificationism. Popper argued a theory or hypothesis is as strong as how far it can resist falsifying evidence. Scientific experiment, (or experience in general) cannot verify, only falsify. If a theory cannot be falsified i.e. no evidence could prove it wrong, Popper dismissed it as vacuous - a criticism (scathingly) aimed at Hegel and #Marx, whom he labelled ‘enemies of open…

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Wesley C. Salmon: The Problem of Induction | Quiz |

Wesley C. Salmon: The Problem of Induction | Quiz |

Nelson Goodman (7 August 1906 – 25 November 1998) was an American philosopher, known for his work on counterfactuals, mereology, the problem of induction, irrealism, and aesthetics.

Nelson Goodman (7 August 1906 – 25 November 1998) was an American philosopher, known for his work on counterfactuals, mereology, the problem of induction, irrealism, and aesthetics.

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